Literature which inspired Pop songs

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A list of Literature (novels, short stories, poetry) which inspired a Pop song.
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93,311 membres
1,181 critiques
½ 4.3
6 Members
szarka, hipdeep, merrystar, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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szarka: Inspired multiple songs, including the immortal classic "Bilbo Baggins" by Leonard Nimoy.
hipdeep: Leonard Nimoy, "Bilbo Baggins"
merrystar: Led Zeppelin, "Over the Hills and Far Away"
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "The Bard's Song"
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51,358 membres
686 critiques
3.9
6 Members
szarka, hipdeep, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: "Unquiet Slumbers for the sleepers" & "In That Quiet Earth", both by Genesis from their album 'Wind and Wuthering'
Tinuvia: Kate Bush "Wuthering Heights"
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49,978 membres
449 critiques
½ 4.5
5 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Led Zeppelin, "Ramble On"
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Lord of the Rings"
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42,064 membres
706 critiques
3.8
5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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szarka: Referenced in the Aimee Mann song "Frankenstein" on the album I'm With Stupid.
EMS_24: T'Pau: "China in Your Hand"
Tinuvia: Iced Earth "Frankenstein"
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35,160 membres
496 critiques
3.9
5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: The Cure "Killing an Arab"
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26,622 membres
476 critiques
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5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: Florence + the Machine - "Rabbit Heart"
Tinuvia: The Beatles "I Am the Walrus";
Jefferson Airplane "White Rabbit"
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32,398 membres
321 critiques
3.9
4 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Rush, "Tom Sawyer"
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31,474 membres
553 critiques
4.1
4 Members
szarka, hipdeep, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: The Police, "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
Tinuvia: Lana Del Rey "Off to the Races"
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24,632 membres
470 critiques
4.2
4 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, UseHerName, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: "Bright Eyes" by Art Garfunkel
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81,126 membres
1,262 critiques
4.2
3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
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EMS_24: David Bowie "We are the Dead"
Tinuvia: David Bowie "1984", "Big Brother",...;
The Offspring "The Future Is Now";
Muse "The Resistance"
Radiohead "2+2=5"
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53,435 membres
764 critiques
3.9
3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Brave New World";
The Strokes "Soma"
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52,408 membres
464 critiques
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3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Cream, "Tales of Brave Ulysses"
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39,446 membres
379 critiques
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3 Members
merrystar, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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merrystar: Led Zeppelin: "Achilles' Last Stand"
EMS_24: Abba: "Cassandra"
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33,963 membres
469 critiques
4.1
3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Bruce Springsteen, "The Ghost of Tom Joad"
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28,251 membres
278 critiques
½ 3.7
3 Members
merrystar, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
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merrystar: Taylor Swift, "Love Story", Dire Straits, "Romeo and Juliet"
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22,656 membres
332 critiques
3.8
3 Members
hipdeep, ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Sting "Moon over Bourbon Street"
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21,778 membres
409 critiques
4.1
3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Guardian of the Blind";
Pennywise "Pennywise"
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20,172 membres
462 critiques
4.2
3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Rolling Stones, "Sympathy for the Devil"
EMS_24: Franz Ferdinand: "Love and Destroy"
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17,951 membres
442 critiques
3.9
3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: Nirvana "Scentless Apprentice"
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16,965 membres
312 critiques
½ 3.7
3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
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EMS_24: ABBA : 'Me and I'
Tinuvia: Iced Earth "Jekyll & Hyde"
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13,389 membres
186 critiques
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3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
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EMS_24: The Band Steppenwolf is named after this book
Tinuvia: Hawkwind "Steppenwind"
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4,278 membres
78 critiques
3.8
3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, EMS_24
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szarka: King Crimson: "The Sheltering Sky"
EMS_24: The Police: "Tea in the Sahara"
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1,616 membres
30 critiques
½ 3.5
3 Members
szarka, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: The Velvet Underground "Venus in Furs"
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1,337 membres
14 critiques
½ 3.5
3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: David Bowie's 1979's Song with the same title ' I've been waiting so long Look back in anger, driven by the night Til you come'
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859 membres
23 critiques
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3 Members
merrystar, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: The Cure "Charlotte Sometimes"
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85 membres
1 critique
½ 4.6
3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: The Byrds: "Turn! Turn! Turn!"
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43,657 membres
700 critiques
4.1
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Hawkwind "The War I Survived"
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25,774 membres
385 critiques
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Rob Zombie "Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy)"
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23,870 membres
374 critiques
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Jefferson Airplane "ReJoyce";
Kate Bush "The Sensual World"
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18,797 membres
182 critiques
3.9
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Metallica "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
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15,109 membres
204 critiques
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Anthrax "Misery Loves Company"
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13,951 membres
229 critiques
3.8
2 Members
hipdeep, ahef1963
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hipdeep: The Ramones, "Pet Sematary"
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10,675 membres
142 critiques
4.1
2 Members
hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Devo, "Whip It"
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10,531 membres
98 critiques
4.1
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
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merrystar: Mumford and Sons, "Sigh No More"
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8,844 membres
172 critiques
3.8
2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: Sonic Youth "Pattern Recognition"
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4,022 membres
37 critiques
4.2
2 Members
szarka, ahef1963
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szarka: Inspired "Song of Innocence" on Terry Scott Taylor's album Knowledge & Innocence, as well as his song "William Blake" on the Daniel Amos album Vox Humana.
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3,647 membres
76 critiques
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2 Members
ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Yertle the Turtle" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
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2,663 membres
44 critiques
½ 4.3
2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: The Cure "The Drowning Man"
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2,373 membres
34 critiques
4.1
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Rime of the Ancient Mariner";
Bastille "Weight of Living, Pt. I"
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1,725 membres
30 critiques
½ 3.5
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
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merrystar: Loreena McKennitt, "Cymbeline"
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1,642 membres
43 critiques
3.8
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Where Eagles Dare"
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814 membres
9 critiques
3.9
2 Members
hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, "Season in Hell (Fire Suite)"
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684 membres
33 critiques
3.8
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Metallica "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Call of Ktulu", "All Nightmare Long"
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629 membres
14 critiques
3.9
2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
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Tinuvia: The Smiths "William, It Was Really Nothing"
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527 membres
5 critiques
4.1
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
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merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "The Lady of Shalott"
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344 membres
10 critiques
½ 4.3
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
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merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "The Highwayman"
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142 membres
10 critiques
½ 3.7
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Black Sabbath "Behind the Wall of Sleep"
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125 membres
1 critique
½ 4.3
2 Members
szarka, EMS_24
Explications
szarka: The poem "Longing" inspired Terry Scott Taylor's song "She's All Heart" on the Daniel Amos album Vox Humana.
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85 membres
2 critiques
4.1
2 Members
EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: PJ Harvey – "A Perfect Day Elise" from the album 'Is This Desire? ' from 'Nine Stories' by J D Salinger
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69 membres
4 critiques
½ 3.7
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Trooper"
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50 membres
½ 4.5
2 Members
szarka, ahef1963
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szarka: The poem "The Hollow Men" inspired Terry Scott Taylor's song "Hollow Man" on the Daniel Amos album Doppelgänger.
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8 membres
3.8
2 Members
hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
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hipdeep: Elton John, "Rocket Man"
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5 membres
3
2 Members
EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
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EMS_24: from the Album 'Is This Desire?' (1998) P.J. Harvey "Angelene" with the lines: ‘Rose is my color, and white/ Pretty mouth and green my eyes’ - from Nine Stories by J D Salinger
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1 utilisateur
3
2 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963
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EMS_24: Boudewijn de Groot, "Kindermeidslied"
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49,189 membres
740 critiques
½ 3.7
Member
EMS_24
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EMS_24: "Shadows and Tall Trees" by U2 "Lord of the Flies" by Iron Maiden
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44,057 membres
683 critiques
4.2
Member
Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Radiohead "Banana Co."
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41,695 membres
672 critiques
½ 4.3
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "To Tame a Land";
Blind Guardian "Traveler in Time"
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34,653 membres
599 critiques
4
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Iced Earth "Dracula"
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34,543 membres
267 critiques
3.9
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Nightfall in Middle-Earth" (album)
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21,621 membres
421 critiques
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Good Witch of the North" by Everclear
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21,496 membres
187 critiques
4.1
Member
merrystar
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merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "Dante's Prayer"
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20,429 membres
431 critiques
3.8
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Table of Contents" by The Roots
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17,978 membres
326 critiques
4.2
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Goodbye Sky Harbor" by Jimmy Eat World
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14,189 membres
118 critiques
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "So Long, And Thanks For All the Fish" - A Perfect Circle
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13,622 membres
175 critiques
3.9
Member
merrystar
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merrystar: Loreena McKennitt, "Prospero's Speech"
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13,209 membres
232 critiques
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Thieves in the Night" by Black Star
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de Ovid
13,037 membres
101 critiques
4.1
Member
EMS_24
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EMS_24: Yes "Turn of the Century" on Pygmalion
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12,783 membres
202 critiques
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Phantom of the Opera";
Iced Earth "The Phantom of the Opera Ghost"
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7,741 membres
124 critiques
4
Member
EMS_24
Explications
EMS_24: 'Through the looking glass' - Di-rect (Dutch band from The Hague)
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7,058 membres
154 critiques
½ 3.6
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Billy Talent "Saint Veronika"
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5,005 membres
38 critiques
3.9
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Muse "The Small Print"
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4,581 membres
40 critiques
4
Member
EMS_24
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EMS_24: Mark Knopfler: "Sailing to Philadelphia"
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4,544 membres
69 critiques
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Prophecy";
Iron Maiden "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"
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4,365 membres
88 critiques
3.8
Member
EMS_24
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EMS_24: Jack Bruce "The Consul at Sunset" Last sentence of the book is important.
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3,663 membres
74 critiques
4.2
Member
Tinuvia
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Tinuvia: Metallica "One"
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2,354 membres
53 critiques
½ 3.5
Member
EMS_24
Explications
EMS_24: Talk Talk: "Such a Shame"
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1,655 membres
26 critiques
½ 3.7
Member
szarka
Explications
szarka: Inspired Terry Scott Taylor's song "The Double" on the Daniel Amos album Doppelgänger.
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1,559 membres
27 critiques
½ 3.7
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
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855 membres
29 critiques
4.1
Member
EMS_24
Explications
EMS_24: The concept-album Tales of Mysteries and Imagination (1976) by The Alan Parsons
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717 membres
22 critiques
½ 3.5
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Murders in the Rue Morgue"
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567 membres
3 critiques
½ 4.5
Member
szarka
Explications
szarka: "Father Explains" inspired the Daniel Amos song of the same name on the album Kalhoun.
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276 membres
5 critiques
4.2
Member
KimarieBee
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KimarieBee: Within Temptation, "Hand of Sorrow"
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222 membres
7 critiques
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Joy Division "No Love Lost"
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37 membres
1 critique
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explications
Tinuvia: Outkast "Toilet Tisha"
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20 membres
2 critiques
½ 3.3
Member
EMS_24
Explications
EMS_24: "Swim with Sam" by A Balladeer