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Bands with long names [Oct. 27th, 2011|05:04 pm]
Richard Clegg
This afternoon I've been listening to music from bands with long names. Started with the only moderately long: "A Place to Bury Strangers" and then went to "I love you but I've chosen darkness", "...And you will know us by the trail of the dead", "An experiment on a bird in the air pump", "The strange death of liberal england" and finally settling on my favourites, "The eighties matchbox b-line disaster".

I was running out of long names and didn't fancy "My life with the thrill kill kult" or "The presidents of the united states of america" which, despite being fine bands, just didn't fit my mood. So I googled long band names and discovered the existence of "The Powers Of Darkness Shall Rain Blood Upon This City For 500 Years". Unfortunately, I pretty much only discovered their existence. I could not find a track to listen to on the web anywhere. However, I was pleased to find that if I type their name into Amazon.com then the closest match is:
Organ Works by Ned Rorem, the track listing for this leads me to believe it is Quaker inspired church music. I wonder what search algorithm amazon uses? Try it for yourself -- mystifying:


Shamefully the band had no biography on lastfm so I took the liberty of adding one. Feel free to edit:

[User Picture]From: shermarama
2011-10-27 06:11 pm (UTC)
"The Powers Of Darkness Shall Rain Blood Upon This City For 500 Years" is the wording of the subliminal message you get when you play Ned Rorem's works backwards. The name is plainly an anagram of something sinister, after all, even if I can't work out what yet.

I can't come up with too many long band names, but this song's called 'The Insanity Of Drayton Sawyer And His Hallucination Of Love Brought On By The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Part II'.
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[User Picture]From: steer
2011-10-28 11:14 am (UTC)
That is seriously good thinking. Why would satanists put subliminal satanic messages in heavy metal music which is chiefly sold to the already damned? They should certainly put the subliminal and backwards messages in church organ music.
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