shannonl5
3 years ago1,000+ Views
I really liked this card that @virginvingler created about the theme they found in some of the songs they were listening to. I checked my music library and found a similar theme! There were lots of songs with black (because of my affinity for rock music) and of course blue (because of The Blues, of course), but I was really intrigued by the red theme.

The Gaslight Anthem- Red in the Morning

I really love this band. Their music sounds so wild and untamed, but it's actually very well-crafted.

Angel Haze- A Tribe Called Red

I started getting into hip-hop over the past couple years, and part of that is because of my admiration for Angel Haze. This song is so visceral and inspiring. I always feel pumped up when I hear it.

The Shins- Red Rabbits

To contrast the last two songs, this one is very mellow. It feels very mid-afternoon.

The Dresden Dolls- The Jeep Song

"I see a red jeep and I want to paint it black!"
This is my favorite band. And this song totally rocks!

The Red Sox Mambo

I grew up in Boston. So 2004 was a pretty special year.

The Gaslight Anthem- Red at Night

I opened this card with the Gaslight Anthem, and it makes sense to close it with them, too. They're one of my favorite bands. And this song has always been very comforting to listen to.
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@DaniVO That's so cool! I'm really curious about this, but I never had the opportunity to study this from a psychological perspective. I was mostly a lit student, so a lot of colors have a lot of different symbolism ascribed to them based on the culture, time period, political atmosphere etc... @buddyesd lol I had to google The Jeep Song to be sure XD @megamind I found a lot of those too! Black Dog by Zeppelin, Blackbird by the Beatles, like ten versions of Black Betty haha
@shannonl5 I love this! I have actually studied color and it's psychological effects on the brain. Being a musician, we often use colors to describe the sound we wish to achieve. For example, purple is a really dark, rich tone with lots of overtones while yellow removes the overtones to create a light, airy timbre. Personally, I love references to black in my popular music (ie: The Black Parade by MCR), because I really enjoy music which delves into the darker side of human emotion.
I'm curious too @shannonl5
I'm going to do it!!!
This is interesting! Thanks for tagging me @shannonl5
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