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DarkDecapodian The Prodigal Returns from the fold
The Prodigal Returns
May 28th 2011 at 9:31:39 PM

[up] You're welcome smile.

While The Boys Next Door aren't well known, I've heard 'Shivers' played quite a lot. Maybe it's an Australian thing?

Anyone else heard this from somewhere?

Aww, did I hurt your widdle fee-fees?
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
May 28th 2011 at 9:46:59 PM

@Dark: I guess it must be. While I can see them being edgy and dark circa 1979, I had to restrain gales of laughter at the lyrics. The recent inundation of emo bullshit must have ruined me on proper gothic wordplay.

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
DarkDecapodian The Prodigal Returns from the fold
The Prodigal Returns
May 28th 2011 at 9:54:15 PM

[up] [lol] I don't think it was the era that had anything to do with it, so much as that most lyricists start out bad - 'Frankie Teardrop' was a 1978 release and still raises the hackles.

Actually, I've found that the most gothic lyrics usually occur in other genres. Take 'Mausoleum' for example.

Of course, it's hard not to be morbid when you're writing about the remnants of the Auschwitz camps.

Aww, did I hurt your widdle fee-fees?
DrunkGirlfriend from Castle Geekhaven
Jun 9th 2011 at 1:36:27 AM

"I don't know how I do it. I'm like the Mr. Bean of sex." -Drunkscriblerian
Morven Nemesis from Seattle, WA, USA
Nemesis
Jun 10th 2011 at 1:01:57 PM

It's easy to cross the line from gothically morbid and dramatic to outright cheese, and it's hard to see it when you're in the midst of the scene.

A brighter future for a darker age.
Bananaquit A chub from the Grant Corporation from The Darién Gap Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
A chub from the Grant Corporation
Jun 11th 2011 at 1:30:22 AM

This came up on the old MP 3 player this afternoon:

It’s so ultry-sultry! Produced by Isaac Hayes, who I suspect is also responsible for those tasty Hammond organ licks throughout.

edited 11th Jun '11 1:30:38 AM by Bananaquit

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Bananaquit A chub from the Grant Corporation from The Darién Gap Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
A chub from the Grant Corporation
Jun 13th 2011 at 3:03:29 PM

NOW IS TIME ON SPROCKETS VHEN VE DAAAANCE!

Confirmed Bachelors: the dramedy hit of 1883!
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
Jun 14th 2011 at 7:06:32 PM

There, fixed the bastard. A great little folk song.

edited 14th Jun '11 8:27:20 PM by drunkscriblerian

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
Funnyguts Things make people happy from French Bread!
Things make people happy
Jun 23rd 2011 at 11:21:47 AM

Speaking of turntables, I am actually trying to rip some of my records to my computer. It's a bit awkward when you have to make sure it won't skip a lot...

,%,..@@@,.Þ%,.@G,.@@,.% / Playing with animals.
Bananaquit A chub from the Grant Corporation from The Darién Gap Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
A chub from the Grant Corporation
Jun 23rd 2011 at 11:46:10 PM

It’s even more awkward when one of the channels on your cartridge conks out.

Confirmed Bachelors: the dramedy hit of 1883!
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
Jun 23rd 2011 at 11:49:24 PM

Awesomeness, in mashup form. I damn near came in my rock-fan jeans...

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
Jun 25th 2011 at 12:07:37 AM

This song has been stuck in my head, for some strange reason...

Bananaquit A chub from the Grant Corporation from The Darién Gap Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
A chub from the Grant Corporation
Jun 25th 2011 at 12:18:26 PM

I’ve been seriously into Voyager’s entire Act of Love album of late. Especially album-opener “Sing Out (Love Is Easy)” which ought to have been a massive hit. Great instrumental intro, fantastic melody, delicious vocal harmonies.

Confirmed Bachelors: the dramedy hit of 1883!
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
Jul 9th 2011 at 1:29:41 AM

Fucking EPIC. That's all there is to say.

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
Aug 21st 2011 at 1:39:26 AM

Double post, because I can.

the most gothic moment ever recorded to film. That is all.

You may return to your cynicism.

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
MetaFour AXTE INCAL AXTUCE MUN from a place
AXTE INCAL AXTUCE MUN
Sep 2nd 2011 at 2:49:00 PM

Something the folks here may be interested in. MuMu Player is a website that's both a music player and a chatroom; folks who connect can upload music from their computer and then everyone listens to it at the same time.

We made a room for tropers: The Troper Turntable. So far it's mainly been regulars from our music subforum hanging out there, but anyone is welcome.

I didn't write any of that.
Jan 23rd 2012 at 10:17:07 PM

Gregory Alan Isakov: Like Damien Rice, but (mostly) American.

Exelixi Lesbarian from Alchemist's workshop Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Lesbarian
Jan 24th 2012 at 2:36:23 PM

Can't post videos at the mo, but I recommend anyone who likes metal listen to Lure of the Land by Gwynbleidd. Fairly obscure band, but the nature-loving hippie message and the emotion of the instruments gets it my solid approval.

edited 24th Jan '12 2:37:36 PM by Exelixi

Mura: -flips the bird to veterinary science with one hand and Euclidean geometry with the other-
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