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Nightmare Fuel: The Levellers

  • Hello Pig could be considered a 'nightmare album'.
    • "Invisible" becomes harsh and chaotic as it builds up towards the middle of the song, then quickly fades into a calm piano section. The juxtaposition with the rest of the song is rather unsettling. And what about those lyrics? What is he talking about?
      I can walk through walls
      Even though lives,
      Nobody notices my disguise.
    • The disturbingly trippy "The Weed That Killed Elvis", complete with a Last Note Nightmare. Mark Chadwick's distorted vocals don't help.
      • One of the out-takes from the album is a more stripped-back version of the song, with different lyrics, a more abrupt ending, and the vocals distorted to sound vaguely like Elvis. This version isn't particularly pleasant to listen to either.
    • "Do It Again Tomorrow" is a happy, upbeat song. However, a few seconds from the end, the song fades into a completely different song with a rather unsettling tune. It's impossible to tell what the words are, and the lyrics for this part aren't given whenever lyrics for this song are provided.
    • "Voices On The Wind" conjures up dark imagery of an eerie abandoned town. What's more, we're not told what happened to the town, except about a "night in the valley, where they took them all away".
    • For the love of God, do not listen to "Sold England" in the dark. The first two minutes or so are the actual song - nothing to be frightened of there, although it does paint a rather bleak picture of England at the time. However, the song then ends and the rest of the time is taken up with little snippets of noise, song and speech, edited together and distorted to create something truly disturbing.
    • "Modern Day Tragedy". Brr. That voice that comes out of nowhere towards the end of the song is what Nightmare Face might sound like.
    • "61 Minutes Of Pleading". The events described in this song actually happened. Doubles as a Tear Jerker.
      As the blood flowed, Lorraine knew there'd be nobody coming, nobody coming...
  • The intro to Static On The Airwaves:
    Static on the airwaves sings
    of bolder times and bright young things
    now RPGs and sulfur clouds
    by any means disperse the crowd
    Our countdown for reflection's past
    Our fate is written, the die is cast.
    We will not go easy.
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