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25 Post author: Raemon 11 January 2012 01:52AM

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Comment author: Raemon 12 January 2012 03:33:41AM 2 points [-]

That is a remarkably good idea. It may need work to make more communal-sing-able, but yes, very good fit.

It may also be a good song for the Apocrypha Dance Party, which is a section of the night I didn't bother explaining yet because the article got too long and it seemed unnecessary: after the main event, we went back up to someone's apartment and had a karaoke-style party, with all the music that really needed good instrumentation, or was too hard to sing, or just didn't quite fit into the narrative of the night.

Son of Man may fit into that category, although the general theme fits perfectly into the uplifting section, and approaches things in a way that the other uplifting songs didn't.

Comment author: pleeppleep 13 January 2012 02:22:54AM 1 point [-]

In that case i'd also recommend checking out music by Voltaire (dont know if you're familiar with him, i think he's kinda obscure). I dont think his songs have too much in the way of pure rationality, but he'll probably overload your Lovecraft sections. the songs are generally morbid and comical and fun to sing along or dance to.