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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94,258 membres
1,187 ressenyes
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szarka, hipdeep, merrystar, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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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51,937 membres
702 ressenyes
3.9
6 Members
szarka, hipdeep, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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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50,357 membres
450 ressenyes
½ 4.5
5 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Led Zeppelin, "Ramble On"
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Lord of the Rings"
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42,601 membres
709 ressenyes
3.8
5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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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35,498 membres
507 ressenyes
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5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: The Cure "Killing an Arab"
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27,034 membres
477 ressenyes
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5 Members
szarka, EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
EMS_24: Florence + the Machine - "Rabbit Heart"
Tinuvia: The Beatles "I Am the Walrus";
Jefferson Airplane "White Rabbit"
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32,857 membres
324 ressenyes
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4 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Rush, "Tom Sawyer"
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31,693 membres
563 ressenyes
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4 Members
szarka, hipdeep, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: The Police, "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
Tinuvia: Lana Del Rey "Off to the Races"
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24,888 membres
471 ressenyes
4.2
4 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, UseHerName, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
EMS_24: "Bright Eyes" by Art Garfunkel
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81,902 membres
1,270 ressenyes
4.2
3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
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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53,871 membres
772 ressenyes
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3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Brave New World";
The Strokes "Soma"
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53,014 membres
473 ressenyes
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3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Cream, "Tales of Brave Ulysses"
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39,930 membres
386 ressenyes
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3 Members
merrystar, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
merrystar: Led Zeppelin: "Achilles' Last Stand"
EMS_24: Abba: "Cassandra"
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34,272 membres
471 ressenyes
4.1
3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Bruce Springsteen, "The Ghost of Tom Joad"
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28,497 membres
279 ressenyes
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3 Members
merrystar, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
merrystar: Taylor Swift, "Love Story", Dire Straits, "Romeo and Juliet"
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22,901 membres
332 ressenyes
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3 Members
hipdeep, ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Sting "Moon over Bourbon Street"
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21,884 membres
409 ressenyes
4.1
3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Guardian of the Blind";
Pennywise "Pennywise"
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20,429 membres
465 ressenyes
4.2
3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Rolling Stones, "Sympathy for the Devil"
EMS_24: Franz Ferdinand: "Love and Destroy"
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18,110 membres
448 ressenyes
3.9
3 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Nirvana "Scentless Apprentice"
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17,127 membres
315 ressenyes
½ 3.7
3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
EMS_24: ABBA : 'Me and I'
Tinuvia: Iced Earth "Jekyll & Hyde"
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13,496 membres
192 ressenyes
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3 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
EMS_24: The Band Steppenwolf is named after this book
Tinuvia: Hawkwind "Steppenwind"
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4,312 membres
79 ressenyes
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3 Members
szarka, hipdeep, EMS_24
Explicacions
szarka: King Crimson: "The Sheltering Sky"
EMS_24: The Police: "Tea in the Sahara"
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1,629 membres
30 ressenyes
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3 Members
szarka, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: The Velvet Underground "Venus in Furs"
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1,344 membres
14 ressenyes
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3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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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867 membres
23 ressenyes
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3 Members
merrystar, Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: The Cure "Charlotte Sometimes"
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85 membres
1 ressenya
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3 Members
hipdeep, EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
EMS_24: The Byrds: "Turn! Turn! Turn!"
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43,990 membres
704 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Hawkwind "The War I Survived"
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25,868 membres
387 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Rob Zombie "Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy)"
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24,065 membres
377 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Jefferson Airplane "ReJoyce";
Kate Bush "The Sensual World"
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18,958 membres
185 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Metallica "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
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15,297 membres
204 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Anthrax "Misery Loves Company"
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14,124 membres
230 ressenyes
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2 Members
hipdeep, ahef1963
Explicacions
hipdeep: The Ramones, "Pet Sematary"
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10,745 membres
142 ressenyes
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2 Members
hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: Devo, "Whip It"
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10,649 membres
98 ressenyes
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2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
Explicacions
merrystar: Mumford and Sons, "Sigh No More"
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8,877 membres
173 ressenyes
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2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Sonic Youth "Pattern Recognition"
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4,048 membres
38 ressenyes
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2 Members
szarka, ahef1963
Explicacions
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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3,715 membres
77 ressenyes
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ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
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ManWithAnAgenda: "Yertle the Turtle" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
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2,674 membres
44 ressenyes
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2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: The Cure "The Drowning Man"
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2,386 membres
34 ressenyes
4.1
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Rime of the Ancient Mariner";
Bastille "Weight of Living, Pt. I"
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1,743 membres
30 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
Explicacions
merrystar: Loreena McKennitt, "Cymbeline"
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1,655 membres
44 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Where Eagles Dare"
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824 membres
9 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
hipdeep: John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, "Season in Hell (Fire Suite)"
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698 membres
33 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Metallica "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Call of Ktulu", "All Nightmare Long"
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631 membres
14 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
Tinuvia, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Tinuvia: The Smiths "William, It Was Really Nothing"
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530 membres
5 ressenyes
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2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
Explicacions
merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "The Lady of Shalott"
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349 membres
10 ressenyes
4.2
2 Members
merrystar, ahef1963
Explicacions
merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "The Highwayman"
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143 membres
10 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Black Sabbath "Behind the Wall of Sleep"
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125 membres
1 ressenya
½ 4.3
2 Members
szarka, EMS_24
Explicacions
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 ressenyes
4.1
2 Members
EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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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68 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
ahef1963, Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Trooper"
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50 membres
½ 4.5
2 Members
szarka, ahef1963
Explicacions
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
Explicacions
hipdeep: Elton John, "Rocket Man"
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5 membres
3
2 Members
EMS_24, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
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 membre
3
2 Members
EMS_24, ahef1963
Explicacions
EMS_24: Boudewijn de Groot, "Kindermeidslied"
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49,561 membres
745 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: "Shadows and Tall Trees" by U2 "Lord of the Flies" by Iron Maiden
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44,406 membres
693 ressenyes
4.2
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Radiohead "Banana Co."
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42,477 membres
688 ressenyes
½ 4.3
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "To Tame a Land";
Blind Guardian "Traveler in Time"
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35,390 membres
624 ressenyes
4
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iced Earth "Dracula"
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34,918 membres
272 ressenyes
3.9
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Blind Guardian "Nightfall in Middle-Earth" (album)
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21,936 membres
423 ressenyes
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
ManWithAnAgenda: "Good Witch of the North" by Everclear
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21,739 membres
188 ressenyes
4.1
Member
merrystar
Explicacions
merrystar: Loreena McKennit, "Dante's Prayer"
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20,638 membres
432 ressenyes
3.8
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
ManWithAnAgenda: "Table of Contents" by The Roots
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18,075 membres
330 ressenyes
4.2
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
ManWithAnAgenda: "Goodbye Sky Harbor" by Jimmy Eat World
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14,275 membres
119 ressenyes
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
ManWithAnAgenda: "So Long, And Thanks For All the Fish" - A Perfect Circle
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13,765 membres
175 ressenyes
3.9
Member
merrystar
Explicacions
merrystar: Loreena McKennitt, "Prospero's Speech"
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13,419 membres
237 ressenyes
3.9
Member
ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
ManWithAnAgenda: "Thieves in the Night" by Black Star
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13,181 membres
102 ressenyes
4.1
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: Yes "Turn of the Century" on Pygmalion
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12,988 membres
204 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Phantom of the Opera";
Iced Earth "The Phantom of the Opera Ghost"
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7,840 membres
124 ressenyes
4
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: 'Through the looking glass' - Di-rect (Dutch band from The Hague)
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7,106 membres
155 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Billy Talent "Saint Veronika"
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5,427 membres
40 ressenyes
3.9
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Muse "The Small Print"
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4,617 membres
40 ressenyes
4
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: Mark Knopfler: "Sailing to Philadelphia"
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4,569 membres
70 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Prophecy";
Iron Maiden "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son"
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4,404 membres
88 ressenyes
3.8
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: Jack Bruce "The Consul at Sunset" Last sentence of the book is important.
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3,697 membres
75 ressenyes
4.2
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Metallica "One"
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2,361 membres
53 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: Talk Talk: "Such a Shame"
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1,685 membres
29 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
szarka
Explicacions
szarka: Inspired Terry Scott Taylor's song "The Double" on the Daniel Amos album Doppelgänger.
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1,575 membres
29 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
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866 membres
29 ressenyes
4.1
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: The concept-album Tales of Mysteries and Imagination (1976) by The Alan Parsons
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725 membres
23 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Iron Maiden "Murders in the Rue Morgue"
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568 membres
3 ressenyes
½ 4.5
Member
szarka
Explicacions
szarka: "Father Explains" inspired the Daniel Amos song of the same name on the album Kalhoun.
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283 membres
5 ressenyes
4.2
Member
KimarieBee
Explicacions
KimarieBee: Within Temptation, "Hand of Sorrow"
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223 membres
7 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Joy Division "No Love Lost"
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37 membres
1 ressenya
3.8
Member
Tinuvia
Explicacions
Tinuvia: Outkast "Toilet Tisha"
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23 membres
2 ressenyes
½ 3.3
Member
EMS_24
Explicacions
EMS_24: "Swim with Sam" by A Balladeer