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funituregonewrong · a day ago
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A Whiter Shade of Pale - Annie Lennox 
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sassafrassjack · 2 days ago
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"I look up to the little bird
That glides across the sky
He sings the clearest melody
It makes me want to cry
It makes me want to sit right down
And cry, cry, cry, yeah"
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brusiocostante · 2 days ago
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Eurythmics "Sex Crime" 1984
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starryblue04 · 3 days ago
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I was tagged by @elp-asia72802 @music-on-canvas @duranarchy-in-the-uk & @tiggertaylor to find out...
how similar our music tastes are
Tagging @whats-her-name-virginia-plain as well - I saw you wanted to be tagged in case someone else does one of these! Even if this is getting quite long, I was curious to see who I would get Bingo with! 😃
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Question is, would anyone get Bingo on my board since my music tastes are all over the place? I'd be very curious if anyone does! Tagging @astarrynightinparis @medazzabon @fatal-plastic-kiss @ourfracturedomens and anyone else who wants to take part!
*pls don't reblog
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fairyhotmother · 3 days ago
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does anyone know why annie lennox dedicated the 1983 song "jennifer" to jennifer saunders???
pls, i need answers
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mike-rayner-videos · 3 days ago
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Eurythmics - Annie Lennox - When Tomorrow Comes - Rock Pop Music, 80s Co...
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spinner-atropos · 5 days ago
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look a LOT of things in the lotr series make me emo but nothing quite makes me as emo as the usage of Bilbo's "A Walking Song" aka "Edge of Night".
In the books, we first hear it in the Shire as Sam, Frodo and Pippin are traveling to the Brandywine. They haven't really experienced a lot of danger yet and they're still very hopeful, and the lyrics reflect the sense of adventure and intrigue ahead:
Upon the hearth the fire is red,
Beneath the roof there is a bed;
But not yet weary are our feet,
Still round the corner we may meet
A sudden tree or standing stone
That none have seen but we alone.
Tree and flower and leaf and grass,
  Let them pass! Let them pass!
 Hill and water, under sky,
  Pass them by! Pass them by!
Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate,
And though we pass them by today,
Tomorrow we may come this way
And take the hidden paths that run
Towards the Moon or to the Sun.
  Apple, thorn, and nut and sloe,
  Let them go! Let them go!
  Sand and stone and pool and dell,
  Fare you well! Fare you well!
These lyrics were written by Bilbo, whose adventure was less urgent- they reflect a sense of wanderlust that we know was innate to him, of wishing to see new places and things and really take your time as you journey. But Frodo, Pippin and Sam are on a much more pressing quest, and it also reflects that. The last stanza takes a turn to a slightly darker tone, and this is the verse we hear in RotK, with some small changes to help it fit the sombre moment (Denethor sending Faramir to die):
Home is behind, the world ahead,
And there are many paths to tread
Through shadows to the edge of night,
Until the stars are all alight.
Then world behind and home ahead,
We'll wander back to home and bed.
  Mist and twilight, cloud and shade,
  Away shall fade! Away shall fade!
  Fire and lamp, and meat and bread,
  And then to bed! And then to bed!
The small changes to the words in the film make this seem slightly more hopeless, which makes perfect sense for the time and place it was performed: but the essential point of this stanza in the book is "yes we expect there will be terrible things ahead of us, but when it's all over there will always be home to come back to!"
Which is a heartbreaking sentiment, because for these three and Merry, it isn't true. The Shire won't be there waiting for them, the same as it was, when they return. Unlike with Bilbo's adventure, the shadows follow them home. The last time we hear a variation of this, is when Frodo is leaving the Shire for the very last time:
It was evening, and the stars were glimmering in the eastern sky as they passed the ruined oak and turned and went on down the hill between the hazel-thickets. Sam was silent, deep in his memories. Presently he became aware that Frodo was singing softly to himself, singing the old walking-song, but the words were not quite the same:
Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate;
And though I oft have passed them by,
A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run
West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
Sam doesn't yet know that Frodo is leaving forever, and to me, revisiting this motif is Frodo's way of telling him. The change to the lyrics from "we" to "I" reflect that this is something he intends to do alone- he's going somewhere Sam can't follow, somewhere he knew his path was going to lead eventually.
The original song that Annie Lennox had penned for the end of the trilogy, instead of "Into the West", was called "Use Well the Days", and it utilized this stanza as it's first verse. This song was a less epic, softer track specifically from Frodo to Sam- thanking him for his love and urging him to enjoy the life he had.
"Into the West" is a beautiful song, and in the end I'm kind of glad it was chosen instead of the other because I'm not sure I could have handled "Use Well the Days", emotionally. But all that said, "A Walking Song" and all its variants are such a poignant resonating theme thoughout Frodo's journey and it kills me everytime I think about it.
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brusiocostante · 7 days ago
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Eurythmics - Put The Blame On Me
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wintoplane · 8 days ago
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Eurythmics - Annie Lennox
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gilgamis · 11 days ago
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(Love Song for A Vampire - Annie Lennox (1992)
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leechesandcream · 12 days ago
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i’m living in an empty room
with all the windows smashed
and i’ve got so little left to lose
that it feels just like I'm walking on broken glass
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rhum-coca · 13 days ago
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Annie Lennox (Eurythmics) - 1980s
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brusiocostante · 15 days ago
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Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart - The King and Queen of America (...
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solo-loba · 18 days ago
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