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Dreamwalker says...



For my novel 'Night In Love' the song has to be:

Pale by Within Temptation


The world seems not the same,
Though I know nothing has changed.
It's all my state of mind,
I can't leave it all behind.
Have to stand up to be stronger.

Have to try to break free
From the thoughts in my mind.
Use the time that I have,
I can't say goodbye,
Have to make it right.
Have to fight, cause I know
In the end it's worthwhile,
That the pain that I feel slowly fades away.
It will be alright.

I know, should realize
Time is precious, it is worthwhile.
Despite how I feel inside,
Have to trust it'll be all right.
Have to stand up to be stronger.

I have to try to break free
From the thoughts in my mind.
Use the time that I have,
I can't say goodbye,
Have to make it right.
Have to fight, cause I know
In the end it's worthwhile,
That the pain that I feel slowly fades away.
It will be all right.

Oh, this night is too long.
Have no strength to go on.
No more pain, I'm floating away.
Through the mist see the face
Of an angel, who calls my name.
I remember you're the reason I have to stay.

Have to try to break free
From the thoughts in my mind.
Use the time that I have,
I can't say goodbye,
Have to make it right.
Have to fight, cause I know
In the end it's worthwhile,
That the pain that I feel slowly fades away.
It will be alright.

For my novel "The Dreamwalker" I would have to choose:

Eileen by The Hush Sound

Dear, you left too soon,
went to the next room.
If you haunt me,
I'll sing for you.

How the hinges move;
connecting me and you
is a door way
you're knocking through.

We walk down a dock
and the water is cold,
You want me to
escort you.

How I'd love to go
swim with you in death,
but my heavy heart
won't let me tread.

I must stay
on the shore.
I am young,
my blood is warm.
I can take you this far
Now, my love, we must part.

When blood and youth were warmer
we breathed Summer like the sweet air
we found each other like a mirror.
We were so optimistic,
wasn't it so easy to be?
We we're young and na¯ve.

Can you pull down the dawn?
It's been so dark since you've been gone
and we've been begging for the morning to come.
We were so optimistic,
wasn't it so easy to be?
We were young and na¯ve.

We'll be fine in the morning.
We'll be fine in the morning.
It's getting late so we must sleep.
We'll see you in the morning,
Eileen.
Suppose for a moment that the heart has two heads, that the heart has been chained and dunked in a glass booth filled with river water. The heart is monologuing about hesitation and fulfillment while behind the red brocade the heart is drowning. - R.S




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Well, I have three. One for one main character, one for a middle scene, and one for the end credits.

Song: Why
Artist: Secondhand Serenade

The buttons on my phone are worn thin
I don't think that I knew the chaos I was getting in.
But I've broken all my promises to you
I've broken all my promises to you.

[chorus]
Why do you do this to me?
Why do you do this so easily?
You make it hard to smile because
You make it hard to breathe
Why do you do this to me?

A phrasing that's a single tear,
Is harder than I ever feared
And you were left feeling so alone.
Because these days aren't easy
Like they have been once before
These days aren't easy anymore.

[chorus]

I should've known this wasn't real
And fought it off and fought to feel
What matters most? Everything
That you feel while listening to every word that I sing.
I promise you I will bring you home
I will bring you home.

[chorus x2]

Song: The Funeral
Artist: Band of Horses

I'm coming up only to hold you under
I'm coming up only to show you wrong
And to know you is hard and we wonder
To know you all wrong, we were

Really too late to call, so we wait for
Morning to wake you; it's all we got
To know me as hardly golden
Is to know me all wrong, they were

At every occasion I'll be ready for a funeral
At every occasion once more is called a funeral
Every occasion I'm ready for the funeral
At every occasion one brilliant day funeral

I'm coming up only to show you down for
I'm coming up only to show you wrong
To the outside, the dead leaves, they all blow (alive is very poetic)
For'e (before) they died had trees to hang their hope

At every occasion I'll be ready for the funeral
At every occasion once more is called the funeral
At every occasion I'm ready for the funeral
At every occasion one brilliant day funeral.

Song: Halo
Artist: Beyonce

Remember those walls I built
Well, baby they're tumbling down
And they didn't even put up a fight
They didn't even make up a sound

I found a way to let you in
But I never really had a doubt
Standing in the light of your halo
I got my angel now

It's like I've been awakened
Every rule I had you breakin'
It's the risk that I'm takin'
I ain't never gonna shut you out

[chorus]
Everywhere I'm looking now
I'm surrounded by your embrace
Baby I can see your halo
You know you're my saving grace
You're everything I need and more
It's written all over your face
Baby I can feel your halo
Pray it won't fade away

I can feel your halo halo halo
I can see your halo halo halo
I can feel your halo halo halo
I can see your halo halo halo

Hit me like a ray of sun
Burning through my darkest night
You're the only one that I want
Think I'm addicted to your light

I swore I'd never fall again
But this don't even feel like falling
Gravity can't forget
To pull me back to the ground again

[chorus x2]


Yup. That's it. :D

~Sunny
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Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:35 am
Lil_Pau says...



Haha I do that most of the time. ^^

For me, I'd use Japanese songs (especially the ones from anime) because sometimes they suit the surroundings and themes of the character/novel. I won't list them all here, 'cause it's really one big list. I do use English songs, but only sometimes. :)




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Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:40 pm
Banango Cheesecake says...



Hm, I for my novel Overture, I'd have to pick two songs for the four main characters.

Rayne and Hatta: Comatose, by Skillet
I hate feeling like this
I’m so tired of trying to fight this
I’m asleep and all I dream of

Is waking to you
Tell me that you will listen
Your touch is what I’m missing
And the more I hide I realize I’m slowly losing you

Comatose
I’ll never wake up without an overdose of you

I don’t wanna live
I don’t wanna breathe
‘les I feel you next to me
you take the pain I feel
waking up to you never felt so real
I don’t wanna sleep
I don’t wanna dream
‘cause my dreams don’t comfort me
The way you make me feel
Waking up to you never felt so real

I hate living without you
Dead wrong to ever doubt you
But my demons lay in waiting
Tempting me away
Oh how I adore you
Oh how I thirst for you
Oh how I need you

I don’t wanna live
I don’t wanna breathe
‘les I feel you next to me
you take the pain I feel
waking up to you never felt so real
I don’t wanna sleep
I don’t wanna dream
‘cause my dreams don’t comfort me
The way you make me feel
Waking up to you never felt so real

Bridge: Breathing life

Waking up My eyes
Open up

Don’t leave me alone

I don’t wanna live
I don’t wanna breathe
‘les I feel you next to me
you take the pain I feel
waking up to you never felt so real
I don’t wanna sleep
I don’t wanna dream
‘cause my dreams don’t comfort me
The way you make me feel
Waking up to you never felt so real

Lexa and Chess: So Cold, by Breaking Benjamin
Crowded streets are cleared away
One by One
Hollow heroes separate
As they run

You're so cold
Keep your hand in mine
Wise men wonder while
Strong men die

[Chorus]

Show me how it ends it's alright
Show me how defenseless you really are
satisfied and empty inside
Well, that's alright, let's give this another try

If you find your family, don't you cry
In this land of make-believe, dead and dry

You're so cold, but you feel alive
Lay your hand on me one last time

[Chorus x2]

It's alright [x9]

For my new untitled project, the two songs below are perfect.

Rule the World by Kamelot
When a new day comes to dawn
I feel it's worth the wait
But I tumble and I fall
I'm up against my fate

When the barricades come down
I'll build them up again
When I'm just about to drown
I still don't know the end

CHORUS:
Sometimes I tremble
Like a little child
Their faces mourning
With a broken smile

Sometimes I crumble
When they're chasing through
Sometimes I feel that
I could rule the world

When the morning comes alive
Release your love brigade
At the end of day it's night
To suck it up with hate

CHORUS:
Sometimes I tremble
Like a little child
Their faces mourning
With a broken smile

Sometimes I crumble
When they're chasing through
Sometimes I feel that
I could rule the world

Rule the world

[Solo]

CHORUS:
Sometimes I tremble
Like a little child
Their faces mourning
With a broken smile

Sometimes I crumble
When they're chasing through
Sometimes I feel that
I could rule the world

(Their faces mourning
With a broken smile
Sometimes I crumble
When they're chasing through
Sometimes I feel that
I could rule the world)

Aaand one of my favorites, We're in This Together by Nine Inch Nails. Although the MCs' relationship isn't romantic...Well, their relationship is up for interpretation, really. But it fits perfectly. You and me, we're in this together now...We will make it through somehow...XD Them and their insane goal.
Lyrics:
I've become impossible
holding on to when
when everything seemed to matter more
the two of us
all used and beaten up
watching fate as it flows down the path we
have chose

you and me
we're in this together now
none of them can stop us now
we will make it through somehow
you and me
if the world should break in two
until the very end of me
until the very end of you

awake to the sound as they peel apart the skin
they pick and they pull
trying to get their fingers in
well they've got to kill what we've found
well they've got to hate what they fear
well they've got to make it go away
well they've got to make it disappear

the farther I fall I'm beside you
as lost as I get I will find you
the deeper the wound I'm inside you
for ever and ever I'm a part of

you and me
we're in this together now
none of them can stop us now
we will make it through somehow
you and me
if the world should break in two
until the very end of me
until the very end of you

all that we were is gone we have to hold on
when all our hope is gone we have to hold on
all that we were is gone but we can hold on

you and me
we're in this together now
none of them can stop us now
we will make it through somehow
you and me
even after everything
you're the queen and I'm the king
nothing else means anything

Haha. Music is my favorite muse.
Why do I keep having this scary nightmare...The one where I went mad and killed you with my own hands.

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Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:15 pm
lyrical_sunshine says...



Cheesecake - Oh my gosh, you have a character named Hatta? A character in my last novel was named Hatta! And another character's middle name is Rayne. Creepy!

Also, I love the song Comatose. :)
“We’re still here,” he says, his voice cold, his hands shaking. “We know how to be invisible, how to play dead. But at the end of the day, we are still here.” ~Dax

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Oh, fun.

Well, this would work for my character, Aiden, in my current novel. It has two title's right now, I can't pick one yet.

Artist: All Time Low
Song: Weightless
This goes with Aiden, because, well, he doesn't care what people think, and he wants to get out more and do more with his life.

Manage me, I'm a mess
Turn a page, I'm a book, half unread
I wanna be laughed at, laughed with, just because
I wanna feel weightless, and that should be enough
But I'm stuck in this f***ing rut
Waiting on a second hand pick me up
And i'm over, getting older
If i could just find the time
Then i would never let another day go by
I'm over, getting old!

And maybe it's not my weekend
But it's gonna be my year
And i'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as i go nowhere
And this is my reaction, to everything i feel
'Cause I've been going crazy, I don't wanna waste another minute here

Make believe, that i impress
That every word, by design, turns a head
I wanna feel reckless, wanna live it up just because
I wanna feel weightless, 'cause that would be enough
If i could just find the time
Then i would never let another day go by

I'm over, getting old!

And maybe it's not my weekend
But it's gonna be my year
And i'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as i go nowhere
And this is my reaction, to everything i feel
'Cause i've been going crazy, I don't wanna waste another minute here

This could be all I've waited for
And this could be everything, I don't wanna dream anymore

[Chorus]
Maybe it's not my weekend
But it's gonna be my year
And i've been going crazy, I'm stuck in here
And maybe it's not my weekend
But it's gonna be my year
And i'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as i go nowhere
And this is my reaction, to everything i feel
'Cause i've been going crazy, I don't wanna waste another minute here

For Landon, I need something more sad. Because, well, he's sad. Landon doesn't really have a love interest. I think the lyrics are more about him.

Artist: Secondhand Serenade
Song: Vulnerable
Share with me the blankets that your wrapped in
Because its cold outside cold outside its cold outside
Share with me the secrets that you kept in
Because its cold inside cold inside its cold inside

And your slowly shaking finger tips
Show that your scared like me so
Let's pretend we're alone
And I know you may be scared
And I know we're unprepared
But I don't care

Tell me, tell me
What makes you think that you are invincible?
I can see it in your eyes that you're so sure
Please don't tell me that I'm the only one that's vulnerable
Impossible

I was born to tell you I love you
Isn't that a song already?
I get a B in originality
And it's true I can't go on without you
Your smile makes me see clear
If you could only see in the mirror what I see

And you're slowly shaking finger tips
Show that you're scared like me so
Let's pretend we're alone
And I know you may be scared
And I know we're unprepared
But I don't care

Tell me, tell me
What makes you think that you are invincible?
I can see it in your eyes that you're so sure
Please don't tell me that I'm the only one that's vulnerable
Impossible

Slow down girl -- you're not going anywhere
Just wait around and see
Maybe I am much more you never know what lies ahead
I promise I can be anyone, I can be anything
Just because you were hurt doesn't mean you shouldn't bleed
I can be anyone, anything, I promise I can be what you need

Tell me tell me
What makes you think that you are invincible?
I can see it in your eyes that you're so sure
Please don't tell me that I'm the only one that's vulnerable
Impossible
"Can't stop, won't stop. I must be dreaming."




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Songs that have and are inspiring me to write A Wolf's Might and A Rose's Magic

Song:Accidentally In Love
Artist:Counting Crows
Characters: Von Kyodai and Scarlet Hian


So she said, "What's the problem baby?"
What's the problem I don't know
Well maybe I'm in love, think about it every time
I think about it, can't stop thinking 'bout it

How much longer will it take to cure this
Just to cure it 'cause I can't ignore it if it's love
Makes me wanna turn around and face me
But I don't know nothing about love

Come on, come on
Turn a little faster
Come on, come on
The world will follow after
Come on, come on
Because everybody's after love

So I said, "I'm a snowball running"
Running down into the spring
That's coming all this love melting under
Blue skies belting out sunlight, shimmering love

Well baby I surrender to the strawberry ice cream
Never ever end of all this love
Well I didn't mean to do it
But there's no escaping your love

[ From : http://www.elyrics.net/read/c/counting- ... yrics.html ]
These lines of lightning
Mean we're never alone
Never alone, no, no

Come on, come on
Move a little closer
Come on, come on
I want to hear you whisper
Come on, come on
Settle down inside my love

Come on, come on
Jump a little higher
Come on, come on
If you feel a little lighter
Come on, come on
We were once upon a time in love

We're accidentally in love
Accidentally in love
Accidentally in love
Accidentally in love

Accidentally
I'm in love, I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love
Accidentally
I'm in love, I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love
Accidentally

Come on, come on
Spin a little tighter
Come on, come on
And the world's a little brighter
Come on, come on
Just get yourself inside her
Love, I'm in love


Song: Remember Everything
Artist:Five Finger Death Punch
Characters: :Max Yaragado


Dear mother, I love you. I'm sorry I wasn't good enough.
Dear father, forgive me. Cause in your eyes, I just never added up.
In my heart I know I failed you, but you left me here alone.[Chorus]
If I could hold back the rain, would you numb the pain.
Cause I remember everything.
If I could help you forget, would you take my regrets.
Cause I remember everything.
Dear brother, just don't hate me. For never standing by you, or being by your side.
Dear sister, please don't blame me. I only did what I thought was truly right.
It's a long and lonely road, when you know you walk alone.[Chorus]
If I could hold back the rain, would you numb the pain.
Cause I remember everything.
If I could help you forget, would you take my regrets.
[ From : http://www.elyrics.net/read/f/five-fing ... yrics.html ]

Cause I remember everything.
I feel like running away, I'm still so far from home.
You say that I'll never change, but what the f*** do you know.
I'll burn it all down to the ground, before I let you in.
Please forgive me, I can't forgive you now.
I remember everything.[Chorus]
If I could hold back the rain, would you numb the pain.
Cause I remember everything.
If I could help you forget, would you take my regrets.
Cause I remember everything.
It all went by so fast, I still can't change the past.
I always will remember everything.
If we could start again, would that have changed the end.
We remember everything.

Song: In This Life
Artist: Delta Goodrem
Characters: Elspeth Kyodai; Max Yaragado; Von Kyodai; Scarlet Hian; Bria-day Korian; Garth Yasari; Zak and Jak Chik/b]

I was nurtured, I was sheltered
I was curious and young I was searching for that something
Trying to find it on the run
Oh, and just when I stopped looking I saw just how far I'd come In this life,
in this life
You give me love, you give me light
Show me everything's been happening
I've opened up my eyes, I'm following

Three steps fight an honest fight
Two hearts that can start a fire
One love is all I need in this life

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
In this life
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa

I have faltered, I have stumbled
I have found my feet again
I've been angry and I've been shaken
Found a new place to begin
And my persistence to make a difference
Has led me safe into your hands In this life,
in this life
You give me love, you give me light
Show me everything's been happening I've opened up my eyes, I'm following

Three steps fight an honest fight
Two hearts that can start a fire
One love is all I need in this life
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
In this life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

I was put here for a reason
I was born into this world
And I'm living and I'm believing
That I was meant to be your girl In this life, in this life
You give me love, you give me light
Show me everything's been happening I've opened up my eyes, I'm following

Three steps fight an honest fight
Two hearts that can start a fire
One love is all I need in this life

Three steps fight an honest fight
Two hearts that can start a fire
One love is all I need in this life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
In this life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
In this life
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
In this life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

[b]Song: No Air
Artist: Jordin Sparks
Characters: Bria-day Korian and Garth Yarasi


Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
If I should die before I wake
It's 'cause you took my breath away
Losing you is like living in a world with no air, oh

I'm here alone, didn't wanna leave
My heart won't move, it's incomplete
If there was a way that I could make you understand

But how do you expect me
To live alone with just me?
'Cause my world revolves around you
It's so hard for me to breathe

Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
Can't live, can't breathe with no air
It's how I feel whenever you ain't there
There's no air, no air

Got me out here in the water so deep
Tell me how you gon' be without me?
If you ain't here
I just can't breathe
There's no air, no air

No air, air
No air, air
No air, air
No air, air

I walk, I ran, I jump, I flew
Right off the ground to float to you
With no gravity to hold me down for real
But somehow I'm still alive inside
You took my breath but I survived
I don't how but I don't even care
So how do you expect me
To live alone with just me?

'Cause my world revolves around you
It's so hard for me to breathe
Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
Can't live, can't breathe with no air It's how I feel whenever you ain't there There's no air, no air

Got me out here in the water so deep
Tell me how you gon' be without me?
If you ain't here I just can't breathe
There's no air, no air

No air, air
No air, air
No air, air
No air, air

No more Baby
There's no air, no air
No air, oh!

Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
Can't live, can't breathe with no air
It's how I feel whenever you ain't there
There's no air, no air

Got me out here in the water so deep
Tell me how you gon' be without me?
If you ain't here I just can't breathe
There's no air, no air

(No air) (No air) (No air) (No air)

Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
Can't live, can't breathe with no air It's how I feel whenever you ain't there There's no air, no air
Got me out here in the water so deep
Tell me how you gon' be without me?
If you ain't here I just can't breathe
There's no air, no air
No air, air
No air, air
No air, air
No air

There are more but I don't want a big list- its mostly anything I listen to gets new ideas flowing.
Every hello is the prologue to the knowing farewell, so make as many stories as you can:)