when bookworms get earworms

The first book that ever really got a song stuck in my head was If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth.  The title is taken from a Wings song, "Band on the Run."  If you didn't know, reading the book would tell you that Wings was a project of Paul McCartney's after The … Continue reading when bookworms get earworms

what is it about slow covers of happy songs in horror movie trailers?

It's a trend that has been going on for years.  A slowed-down version of a song played during a horror movie trailer.  The slowness of the normally happy tune throws you off, and suddenly the song's lyrics sound creepy.  Recently, I saw a trailer for A Cure for Wellness (2017): https://youtu.be/YVwQNDS-Zes Took me a minute, … Continue reading what is it about slow covers of happy songs in horror movie trailers?

more writing soundtracks

I've added a few new playlists over at 8tracks: it was only tuesday - This is my writing playlist for Bethany Caleb. vampire mix - My reading playlist for Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, which I also used as a writing playlist for Seven Minutes to Midnight and Blood Countess i will bathe in your blood … Continue reading more writing soundtracks