7 Popular Songs Inspired by Books

7 Popular Songs Inspired by Books

There’s more than you might think! Here are 7 popular songs inspired by books!     1. Panic! At the DIsco, “Time to Dance”   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwT83GYB7kA]   “Time to Dance” was inspired by Chuck Palahniuk’s Invisible Monsters. The novel follows an unnamed ex-model who has been left disfigured by a gunshot to the face, as she attempts to navigate through the new life she’s left with. Her friend, Brandy, is a trans woman seeking a sex change operation, and her presence serves as a symbol self-love and acceptance. Things get more complicated than this, but I don’t want to spoil …

David Bowie’s Son Objects to New Biopic, Says He’d Support It If Neil Gaiman Wrote the Script

David Bowie’s Son Objects to New Biopic, Says He’d Support It If Neil Gaiman Wrote the Script

The upcoming Stardust biopic about the early years of David Bowie is already facing considerable criticism according to BBC. Bowie’s son, BAFTA-winning film director and producer Duncan Jones, has even blocked the film from using the late icon’s music in the soundtrack.   Image via Zimbio   The film has cast Johnny Flynn to play a young Bowie and Jena Malone as his wife, Angie. Stardust will document Bowie’s first visit to America in 1971, in which he was inspired to create his Ziggy Stardust persona and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars album. …

David Bowie’s Son Duncan Jones to Direct ‘Killer Intent’ TV Show

David Bowie’s Son Duncan Jones to Direct ‘Killer Intent’ TV Show

The director of the fantastic lunar science fiction film Moon has signed up to film the television adaptation of thriller novel Killer Intent, reports Variety.   Jones, who is the son of singer-songwriter David Bowie, will be making his TV debut with the series.    Said Jones: I’m excited to get my teeth into some contemporary set action, and have time to develop characters over a series rather than a single film.   Killer Intent by Tony Kent focuses on the efforts of an intelligence agent, journalist, and lawyer to uncover the truth in the wake of an attempted assassination as the fallout embroils the …

9 Amazing Songs Inspired by Literature

9 Amazing Songs Inspired by Literature

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Books can change the way you think about things; the right strand of words can strike something up inside of you. It’s not unlikely to feel uneasy, dizzy, overwhelmed, inspired, or full after reading the right essay, poem, story, or novel. (Words are, like, insanely cool.)   So, it’s no wonder so many musicians have drawn inspiration from within the pages of the books they read!   Stand up and jam out to these nine incredibly songs inspired by pieces of literature!    Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush     An eighteen-year-old Kate Bush wrote this insanely popular classic after finding …