Lost Melnibonean

Songs that Make Us Think of A Song of Ice and Fire

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It's been a while since I've seen one of these threads, and I was just listening to Metallica's Creeping Death, which always makes me think of poor Jon Connington. 

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How about Black Sabbath's A Bit of Finger? 

I swear Motorhead wrote In the Year of the Wolf for Arya. 

Led Zeppelin's The Immigrant Song makes me think of the Ironmen. 

How about Iron Maiden's Invaders for Lord Humfrey Hewett?

How about Stealin' by Uriah Heep for Dareon? 

King Edd of House Tollet said: I just realized that Burn from Deep Purple describes almost perfectly Melisandre.

Any bluegrass fans? How about Pretty Polly (my favorite version is by Ralph Stanley and Patty Loveless) for Chett? 

How about UFO's Love to Love for Young Griff and Jon? Well, just the colors anyway... Misty green and blue...

How 'bout a couple a Judas Priest songs... Screaming for Vengeance for Rickard Karstark and Rapid Fire for Gregor Clegane? 

Had a Dad by Jane's Addiction always makes me think of Robert Baratheon.

The only song for Daenerys is Meu limão, Meu limoeiro by José Carlos Burle, better known in the U.S. as Lemon Tree, sung by various artists, notably Peter, Paul and Mary.

How about The Mob Rules by Black Sabbath for Rhaenyra? 

I Know a Little by Lynard Skynard for Jon in the cave with Ygritte when he gave her the lord's kiss. 

Oo-De-Lally, Roger Miller for Tom O'Sevens.

Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden for Ramsey.

Kill the King by Rainbow for Aerys.

Steeler by Judas Priest for Wyman Manderly.

War Pigs by Black Sabbath for the Five Kings.

Light My Fire by The Doors for Orell's eagle.

Breadfan by Budgie for Hot Pie.

Old Man by Neil Young is for Tyrion, innit, Aunt Genna?

how about Angry Eyes by Loggins and Messina for Lord Rykker? 

Wheels of Confusion by Black Sabbath for Sansa. 

 

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Sia's "Alive" reminds me a bit of Dany.


"I was born in a thunderstorm
I grew up overnight
I played alone
I'm playing on my own
I survived

Hey
I wanted everything I never had
Like the love that comes with light
I wore envy and I hated that
But I survived

I had a one-way ticket to a place where all the demons go
Where the wind don't change
And nothing in the ground can ever grow
No hope, just lies
And you're taught to cry into your pillow
But I survived

I'm still breathing [4x]
I'm alive [4x]

I found solace in the strangest place
Way in the back of my mind
I saw my life in a stranger's face
And it was mine

I had a one-way ticket to a place where all the demons go
Where the wind don't change
And nothing in the ground can ever grow
No hope, just lies
And you're taught to cry into your pillow
But I survived

I'm still breathing [4x]
I'm alive [4x]

You took it all, but I'm still breathing [8x]

I have made every single mistake
That you could ever possibly make
I took and I took and I took what you gave
But you never noticed that I was in pain
I knew what I wanted; I went out and got it
Did all the things that you said that I wouldn't
I told you that I would never be forgotten
And all in spite of you

And I'm still breathing
I'm still breathing
I'm still breathing
I'm still breathing
I'm alive (You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
(You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
I'm alive (You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
(You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
I'm alive (You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
(You took it out, but I'm still breathing)
I'm alive"

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16 minutes ago, Eden-Mackenzie said:

Gary Jules's Mad World always makes me think of Theon.

How about Black Sabbath's A Bit of Finger? 

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Money Power Glory by Lana Del Rey has very Cersei vibes to me. Indifference to morality and religion, worshipping wealth and power above all else. Drug/alcohol induced haze. 

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Ironside's Excerpt (From Kill Bill, whenever the Bride sees an member of her old squad) reminds me of Arya whenever she sees a person of her dying prayers

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Man in black-Johnny Cash for Jon Snow, more the title than the lyrics though. 

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Fixer Upper from Frozen

Frozen Heart from Frozen

Love is an Open Door from Frozen makes me think of Lysa and Littlefinger

Roar by Katy Perry for the women of Westeros and Essos

You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi

Standing Outside the Fire by Garth Brooks

My Give-a-Damn's Busted by JoDee Messina

and oddly, Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy by Big and Rich

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The two songs that most come to mind will show just how big of a dork I am, oh well.

My Dragon Pal and Me from Galavant makes me think of Daenerys

Adolescence by Kagamine Rin and Len makes me think of Jaime and Cersei

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56 minutes ago, King Edd of House Tollet said:

Ironside's Excerpt (From Kill Bill, whenever the Bride sees an member of her old squad) reminds me of Arya whenever she sees a person of her dying prayers

I swear Motorhead wrote In the Year of the Wolf for Arya. 

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Well, for me it's the obvious, Pink Floyd's  "Another Brick in the Wall" whenever I'm reading about new recruits taking their oaths to the Night's Watch.  I always picture Edd yelling "Ye can't have any pudding 'till ye finish yer meat!"

ACDC's "Money Talks" when reading about Tywin Lannister.

Often, when reading about Barristan Selmy, I swear I hear "Protectors of the Earth" by Two Steps from Hell.

 

 

 

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58 minutes ago, Victarion Chainbreaker said:

Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song is pretty much the Others's theme song.

Led Zeppelin's The Immigrant Song makes me think of the Ironmen. 

How about Iron Maiden's Invaders for Lord Humfrey Hewett?

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51 minutes ago, Lady Blizzardborn said:

Fixer Upper from Frozen

Frozen Heart from Frozen

Love is an Open Door from Frozen makes me think of Lysa and Littlefinger

Roar by Katy Perry for the women of Westeros and Essos

You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi

Standing Outside the Fire by Garth Brooks

My Give-a-Damn's Busted by JoDee Messina

and oddly, Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy by Big and Rich

In Summer from Frozen makes my think of Rhaegar and Lyanna...

The hot and the cold are both so intense/Put 'em together it just makes sense

(I have a little girl.)

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12 minutes ago, Lost Melnibonean said:

Led Zeppelin's The Immigrant Song makes me think of the Ironmen. 

How about Iron Maiden's Invaders for Lord Humfrey Hewett?

Ironborn do not come from the land of ice and snow.

I was thinking about Dio's Holy Diver for Aeron Greyjoy, but upon checking the lyrics it seems to apply to Patchface more.

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2 minutes ago, Victarion Chainbreaker said:

Ironborn do not come from the land of ice and snow.

I was thinking about Dio's Holy Diver for Aeron Greyjoy, but upon checking the lyrics it seems to apply to Patchface more.

Sometimes ya gotta go with just the title (like Creeping Death). I think Dio's Holy Diver sounds perfect for Aeron. 

I realize Ironmen don't come from the land of the ice and snow (I can't even say that in head without singing it), but that song was written for Viking conquerors. 

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Isobel by Bjork reminds me of Arya.  In a forest pitch dark, glowed the tiniest spark.  It grew into a flame, like me, like me.  My name Isobel, married to myself.  My love Isobel, living by herself.  The main character of the song (whomever she is) is so full of spunk and independence. 

Hounds of Love kinda reminds me of Sansan fans.  (Does this count?)

Funeral for My Future Children by Anna von Hausswolff reminds me of Cersei.  I'll bury all my children, I'll carry them to death.  Morbid, but a very beautiful song.

Wolf by First Aid Kit reminds me of Stoneheart, Arya, and Sansa.  Wolf mother, where ya been?  You look so worn and so thin.  Wolf mother at the door, you don't smile anymore. 

Three Ravens, a folk song, reminds me of House Corbray's sigil, and I wonder if GRRM somehow got inspiration from the song for the sigil.  (The version of Three Ravens that I linked is a somewhat modern interpretation of the song.  Terrific!)

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1 hour ago, daccu65 said:

Well, for me it's the obvious, Pink Floyd's  "Another Brick in the Wall" whenever I'm reading about new recruits taking their oaths to the Night's Watch.  I always picture Edd yelling "Ye can't have any pudding 'till ye finish yer meat!"

ACDC's "Money Talks" when reading about Tywin Lannister.

Often, when reading about Barristan Selmy, I swear I hear "Protectors of the Earth" by Two Steps from Hell.

 

 

 

Considering the context of the song, it would make more sense if was Ser Allister saying "Ye can't have any pudding..."

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I just realized that Burn from Deep Purple describes almost perfectly Melisandre

The sky is red, I don't understand
Past midnight I still see the land
People are sayin' the woman is damned
She makes you burn with a wave of her hand

The city's a blaze, the town's on fire
The woman's flames are reaching higher
We were fools, we called her liar
All I hear is, "burn!"

I didn't believe she was devil's sperm
She said, curse you all, you'll never learn
When I leave there's no return
The people laughed till she said, burn

Warning came, no one cared
Earth was shakin', we stood and stared
When it came no one was spared
Still I hear, "burn!"

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