Allusions To Literature

Posted: August 25, 2008 in Playlists
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Don’t Stand So Close To Me–The Police (Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov)

King Of Pain–The Police (Daedylus and Icarus, King Midas, Oepidus, Promethius)

Clocks–Coldplay (Wilhelm Tell, Friedrich Schiller)

Tom Sawyer–Rush (The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain)

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road–Elton John (The Wizard Of Oz, L. Frank Baum)

Sleep To Dream–Fiona Apple (Hamlet, William Shakespear)

Talk Shows On Mute–Incubus (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Phillip K. Dick;1984, George Orwell)

Xanadu–Olivia Newton-John (Kubla Khan, Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Ramble On–Led Zepplin (Lord Of The Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien)

I Write Sins Not Tragedies–Panic At The Disco (Shampoo Planet, Douglas Coupland)

The Sun Also Sets–Ryan Adams (The Son Also Rises, Ernest Hemmingway)

I Am A Rock–Simon and Garfunkle (Sermon, John Donne)

Amber Waves–Tori Amos (Not Waving But Drowning, Stevie Smith)

The Killers (Cinderella, Perrault)

Ghost–Indigo Girls (The Illiad, Homer)

The Ghost Of Tom Joad–Bruce Springsteen (The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck)


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