Two Steps from Hell

As I have mentioned before, I like to listen to instrumental music as I write.  Well, I discovered Two Steps from Hell, a music company that writes a great deal of music that we hear in movie trailers.  They have several albums out, but I just purchased Sky World on iTunes, as it has a science fiction feel and I want to listen to it while I write 82 Eridani.

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His Robot Girlfriend Soundtrack

Alright, since I’m thinking about soundtracks, how about this for a His Robot Girlfriend/ His Robot Wife movie?

Daffodil Lament – Cranberries

All is Full of Love – Bjork

From a Shell – Lisa Germano

Settle Down – Kimbra

The Greatest – Cat Power

Trouble is a Friend – Lenka

I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked – Ida Maria

This Guy’s in Love with You – Herb Alpert

He Needs Me – Shelley Duvall

Everybody Hurts – R.E.M.

Blood Trade Soundtrack

I usually don’t listen to music with lyrics when I’m trying to write, though I listen to instrumentals.  I do listen to songs when I’m thinking about plots and ideas though and there are a few songs that remind me of events in stories, and that I think would make great soundtracks to movie versions of my books.  Here is what might be included in a Blood Trade Movie.

You’ve Been Flirting Again – Bjork

9 Crimes – Damien Rice

All I Want from You is Love – Let’s Go Sailing

Dirty Laundrey – Bitter:Sweet

I Want to be Your Dog – Joan Jett

Bad Girls – M.I.A.

Paper Planes – M.I.A.

Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon

Paradise – Coldplay

Mad World – Michael Andrews

Little Sister – Queens of the Stone Age