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If Two had a theme song, then what would it sound like?

by Silver on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Posted in: Runfreakrun

A little over a week ago we got a question on the comments that we’d never thought of: what would Two’s theme song sound like?

It felt a little simple to just name one, so I thought I’d put together a small playlist of songs that I think fit the mood of Two and RFR in general. I’ll also try to explain a little why I chose a particular song, where I heard it first and how I feel about it.

So lets put on our hearing hats and listen on!

 

1. Goodnight Moon – Shivaree

When I first read this questions out loud, me and Kaija both immediately started thinking about Kill Bill soundtrack’s. Now, Tarantino’s a genius in my books, a definite inspiration, and I consider Beatrix from Kill Bill be the ultimate femme fatale. But she’s also a little sad, has anger issues, and solves way too many problems with violence – hence why this song fits perfectly with Two. Also the song has witches in it.

 

2. Black Angels – Bloodhounds On My Trail

I first heard about Black Angels about 7 years ago, and I’m still in love with their Passover-album. It’s just pure, raw, gritty energy that has a special place in my heart. I chose this song because it’s stubborn, narrow, never-give-up-once-you-made-your-mind attitude is something we feel Two can relate to.

Fun fact, this song was also on the first mix tape I gave to Kaija, during a time when Spotify and Ipods weren’t the mainstream listening devices that they are now. *old man mode*

 

3. Roky Erickson – Night of the Vampire

Continuing with the psychedelic rock, this chilling song from Roky Erickson is just the right amount of cool, funny, and magical. And I think that’s just perfect in describing the world Two lives in; with it’s roaming witches, wandering monsters, and sleeping gods.

 

4. Cowboy Bebop OST – Green Bird – Composed by Yoko Kanno

Now, I’m a huge fan of Cowboy Bebop the anime and the way it used music in it’s storytelling. This particular song, and the particular scene in question are burned in my minds eye so deeply that’s it hard to sleep at night. There will be a time in RFR when Two will fight again, and I hope you think of this song when it happens.

 

5. Andra – The Rain Don’t Talk To Me No More

Andra is fantastic. I wrote this the first time I heard her. Great song for coffee during the upcoming autumn days.

 

6. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

Yes, I know Lana is like a hipster queen and vain or whatever, but so what since so are we (in my case, a king). She’s also unapologetic, and a go-getter and while those are also traits she shares with Two, I think she’s even more alike to the Queen. Everyone needs an enemy, eh?

 

7. Låpsley – Station

This was a recent find for us, and there’s something indescribable for me, a certain connection of melancholy that’s fitting for Two, no matter what she does – a right or a wrong thing – it’s always bittersweet. The kid really can’t catch a break, can she?

 

8. Ashtar Command – Deadman’s Gun

Or can she?

 

 

I guess you just have to read and see what happens.

 

 

Love,

Silver

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Run Tweety Run

by Silver on Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Posted in: Runfreakrun
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“WZOOOOOOM DRAWING IN HIGH SPEED!”

I glimpsed Kaija drawing tweety birds for this RFR chapter, and thought I’d take some photos and share them with everyone. Because Sundays just aren’t Sundays without some birds.

Yes, indeed – these are magical birds for the current Run Freak Run chapter, and if you are wondering why are there adorable magical birds being chased by monster-fish while what-you-might-call-it ethereal flying lady is flies past them? What kind of an adventure has Two got herself into this time? I can only tell you to be patient, and find out when the page is released, so nyeh-nyeh!

“Tweet tweet everyone, and keep it real.”

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Have a great Sunday!

Silver

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