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Anchovies
Anchovies
Posts: 401

7/22/2017
As per the title, let's share and discuss music which reminds us of Fallen London in some way.

First up, "Love is Mystical" by the Cold War Kids. Beyond just discussing the power of love and desire, this song uses lyrical imagery uncannily reminiscent of Fallen London: "I can't see behind the sun", "love will break the chains", "love in darkness will show you the way". It's the sort of thing which would come from a recording studio in the spires of the Echo Bazaar.

The other song which inspired me to create this thread is "Louisiana Sunrise", by Escape the Clouds. Lethal sunlight, unspeakable appetites, horrible transformation, and a love story - it's enough to give a level of Unaccountably Peckish. A particularly choice verse:
The closer I get, the more I hunger
For the strangest things.
Not beignets and cigarettes
On the side of Decatur street.
No gumbos or Étouffées
Can quench this evil need.
There's only one taste I crave
With the right seasoning


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Teaspoon
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7/22/2017
Brian Eno's "Backwater".

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gronostaj
gronostaj
Posts: 352

7/22/2017
"In all my dreams I drown", from Devil's Carnival. I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in this- I see this song on nearly every FL playlist wink

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Jeremy Avalon
Jeremy Avalon
Posts: 352

8/10/2017
What's that? An album literally subtitled "A Self-Banishment Ritual"? Sounds like the perfect SMEN album to me.

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Rigor Mortis, a web comic about three little undead girls and their search for friendship and decent Wi-Fi in Hell. If you like the more comedic and humane side of FL, you might like it.
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Plynkes
Plynkes
Posts: 377

8/15/2017
I often listen to Debussy's Clair de Lune while playing Fallen London. It puts me in the mood. If I'm listening on Youtube the autoplay then usually takes me on a trip around Chopin, Saint-Saëns and Erik Satie afterwards, which I have no objections at all to.

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Bitty
Bitty
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8/15/2017
Peace Beneath the City-Iron and Wine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDx6m3yh6rA

Culling of the Fold-The Decemberists
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EeE3443Fzo

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Chrisotoph
Chrisotoph
Posts: 16

8/15/2017
Don't know which reminds me of which - probably both these and FL strike my heart in similar places - but here they are:

Jethro Tull - Bourée
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2RNe2jwHE0

and then inevitably

The Jacques Loussier Trio - The Bach Book
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCuv9gSu09U

Bassa - Tango Azul (or really anything from Bassa)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6j4ODrFulI
(I might be a bit partial because I frequently dance tango, but I think there is such love, desire and dark playfulness (or playful darknesss) which reminds me of Fallen London).

And then

Jean Sibelius (Maxim Vengerov, Daniel Barenboim, Chicago S.O. (CSO)) - Violin Concerto
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsbrRAgv1b4

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Parelle
Parelle
Posts: 1084

8/16/2017
Winter Winds, Mumford and Sons:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KCg_QEHtkY

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Siankan
Siankan
Posts: 366

8/16/2017
Karl Jenkins's "Palladio" sets the mood for me quite well.

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Addis Rook
Addis Rook
Posts: 94

8/18/2017
You know, a while back I found the perfect music for a Brass Embassy ball...
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Unlikely
Unlikely
Posts: 10

15 days ago
I found a folk song! King Henry generously entertains a very hungry guest. It's roud 3967.

I'm listening to the Furrow Collective version, but you may know a better one!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfDWfU99X3k


Some texts are here.
https://mainlynorfolk.info/steeleye.span/songs/kinghenry.html
edited by Unlikely on 11/9/2017
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Parelle
Parelle
Posts: 1084

14 days ago
I am much amiss to leave off the Amelie soundtrack which is very Fin de sicle Paris and perhaps particularly good for the Feast of the Rose.
https://youtu.be/7gZmsAKQ8ZE

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Pluta
Pluta
Posts: 2

14 days ago
The Devil So Charming by Birdeatsbaby is a bit on the nose honestly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9G8LwNWnvk

As well as Sailor Boy by Black Tape for a Blue Girl
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gronostaj
gronostaj
Posts: 352

13 days ago
This entire playlist. I have no idea what this style of music is called; playfully-morbid cabaret? but it sounds Neathy.

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Caroline Augusta Baroness Aubrecker
Caroline Augusta Baroness Aubrecker
Posts: 31

13 days ago
Sometimes - when dealing with devils and the iron republic and bee creepers in the shuttered palace, this seems very appropriate:

-god’s gonna cut you down
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-cWo2-IgMg

also

-Dog’s of war

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tN875A3Bj8

(sh*** okay, I just managed to get myself killed, so let me include this one as well)

- oh death

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScP5Nv-EhZI
edited by Caroline Augusta on 11/10/2017

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Be judge yourself, I'll bring it to the test,/
Which is the basest creature, man or beast/
With teeth and claws, by nature armed, they hunt/
Nature's allowance, to supply their want./
But man, with smiles, embraces. friendships. Praise,/
Inhumanely his fellow's life betrays
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