In all the doom and gloom of October, we're discussing the allegory for the industrial revolution and the mad scientist and his monster, Victor Von Frankenstein.
October is about opposites. It beginning of the autumn, the twilight of the year. The leaves fall down, yet many celebrations about bountiful harvests happen during October and November. To celebrate this dichotomy we’re discussing and comparing the noble Dr. Jekyll and the monstrous Mr. Hyde. Happy listening to the playlist below.
The songs, that I felt exemplified Jekyll and Hyde are “Hotel California”. I chose a cover of this famous song, to highlight the familiar, but to put you on edge, because Passengers cover is different than The Eagles version. Secondly, I chose “Oops… I Did It Again”, by Britney Spears for fun and because Jekyll does not want to transform in Hyde and vice versa.
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The weather turned, the leaves outside the window are about to change, college students everywhere are celebrating their patrons: PSLs and Pumpkin beers. This means one thing, its October! Every Monday in October, Music Mondays will feature a horror genre, a specific book, or a horror villain. In honor of Twilight publication, here are the vampires. Please don’t stake me!
“Vampires Will Never Hurt You” (My Chemical Romance)- Interview with A Vampire(Anne Rice)
“Forever & Ever More”(Nothing but Fears)- The Vampire Diaries (L.J. Smith)
“Vampire Blues” (Neal Young) – The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires (Gady Hendrix)
“We Suck Young Blood” (Radiohead) – Twilight (Stephanie Meyer)
“Bitting Down” (Lorde)- Dead Until Dark (Charlaine Harris)
“Damm These Vampires” (The Mountian Goats)-Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter (Seth Grahame-Smith)
“The Last Vampire” (Hollywood Vampires) – Vampire Academy (Richelle Mead)
“Holding On and Letting Good” (Ross Cooperman)- I Am Legend (Richard Masterson)
“Bloodletting (The Vampire Song)” Concrete Blond- Dracula (Bram Stoker)
“Never Say Never”(The Fray)- Midnight Sun (Stephenie Meyer)
“Echo” (Jason Walker)- Salem’s Lot (Stephen King)
“Immortal Love”(Kiss the Sun Goodbye)- Dark Lover (J.R. Ward)
“The Vampire Club”(Aurelio Voltaire)- The Originals (Julie PLec)
“A Drop in The Ocean”(Ron Pope)- Fevre Dream (George R.R. Martin)
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The theme for the playlist was the late 90s and 2000s emo music. Yes, Nico was born during the 1930s. I believe that he would have caught up on modern music.
This Music Monday, we are going back to high school in the 90s. We're discussing one of the most musical novels, 'Perks of Being the Wallflower'.