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 …

Lana Del Rey Pays Homage to Sylvia Plath in New Song

Lana Del Rey Pays Homage to Sylvia Plath in New Song

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Are you a Lana Del Rey fan? Are you a Sylvia Plath fan? Then you are going to love this! Lana posted a snippet of a song titled Hope Is A Dangerous Thing for a Woman Like Me to Have – But I Have it on Instagram during New Years Day. https://www.instagram.com/p/BsHqh4qDECw/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=12&wp=540&rd=https%3A%2F%2Flive-bkstr2.pantheonsite.io&rp=%2Flana-del-rey-release-song-called-sylvia-plath-2019   The post said: Happy New Year to everyone. I hope you enjoy the new song I’m putting out on the ninth it’s called ‘hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have-but i have it’ Also as of last week I finished a short book of poetry I’ve …

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 …

The Lana Del Rey ‘Lust for Life’ Reading List

The Lana Del Rey ‘Lust for Life’ Reading List

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We can’t get enough of Lana Del Rey’s new album ‘Lust for Life,’ so we’ve put together the ultimate reading list with a book to match every song!   1. Love: The Girls by Emma Cline     Image Courtesy of Amazon    Emma Cline’s ‘The Girls’ would be the perfect accompaniment to this dreamy ballad. The song’s nostalgic tone and heart-beat rhythms echo the air of memory and conjure up the cool sixties Californian setting of Cline’s debut. Though the book is much darker, dealing with the protagonist Evie’s past as a teenage member of a dangerous cult, we think the eerily sweet vocals and …