Saturday, June 8, 2013

MY RADIO BROADCASTS: RELIGION RELATED HELLENIC WORDS IN INTERNATIONAL SONGS


My Radio Boo broadcast on Friday 07/06/2013 (20:00 - 22:00), about songs by international artists with various Religion related terms of Hellenic (Greek) origin.

20:00 - 22:00

01.  Alan Parsons Project - Genesis Ch.1, V.32 (LP I Robot, 1977)

02.  The Pretenders - Hymn To Her (LP Get Close, 1986)
Lyrics: from the womb to the tomb

03.  Beck - Sexx Laws (LP Midnight Vultures, 1999)
Lyrics: midnight snacks in the mausoleum where the pixelated doctors moan

04.  Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside (LP Californication, 1999)
Lyrics: A cemetery where I marry the sea

05.  James - Born of Frustration (LP Seven, 1992)
Lyrics: all an illusion, only in my head you don't exist. Who are you foolin'? Don't need a shrink or an exorcist

06.  Simple Minds - Kick It In (LP Street Fighting Years, 1989)
Lyrics: don’t let the demons in

07.  Klaus Nomi - Total Eclipse (LP Encore, 1983)
Lyrics: Big shots argue about what they've got making the planet so hot, hot as a holocaust.

08.  Billy Joel - Only The Good Die Young (LP The Stranger, 1977)
Lyrics: come out Virginia, don't let 'em wait, you Catholic girls start much too late

09.  Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The U.K. (LP Never Mind The Bollocks, 1977)
Lyrics: I am an anti-Christ, I am an anarchist

10.  Eurythmics - Missionary Man (LP Revenge, 1986)
Lyrics: black eyed looks from these Bible looks... he's got the saints and apostles backin' up from behind

11.  Marc Cohn - Walking In Memphis (LP Marc Cohn, 1991)
Lyrics: she (Muriel) said "Tell me are you a Christian child?" and I said "Ma'am I am tonight" 

12.  Dr. John - Litanie Des Saints (LP Goin' Back To Noew Orleans, 1992)

13.  Bob Marley - Exodus (LP Exodus, 1977)

14.  Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumours (LP Some Great Reward, 1984)
Lyrics: I don't want to start any blasphemous rumours but I think that God's got a sick sense of humor and when I die I expect to find Him laughing


21:00 - 22:00

01. Pet Shop Boys - You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You/re Drunk (LP Nightlife, 1999)
Lyrics: You're a devil, now an angel suddenly subtle and solemn and silent as a monk

02. Prefab Sprout - The Fifth Horseman (LP Andromeda Heights, 1997)
Lyrics: The Bible mentions four, I tell you there's one more... Love is the Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse

03. Enigma - Mea Culpa (LP MCMXC a.D., 1990)
Lyrics:
Kyrie eleison
Christe eleison
(Lord have mercy
Christ have mercy)

04. Dead Can Dance - Dawn Of The Iconoclast (LP Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun, 1987)

05. Scott Walker - The Seventh Seal (LP Scott 4, 1969)
Lyrics: This morning I played chess with Death said the knight. We played that he might grant me time. My bishop and my knight will shatter his flanks

06.  Chris De Burgh - Crusader (I The Fall Of Jerusalem) (LP Crusader, 1979)
Lyrics: "What do I do next?" said the bishop to the priest, "I have spent my whole life waiting, preparing for the feast, and now you say Jerusalem has fallen and is lost, The king of heathen Saracen has seized the holy cross;"... All Christian men must be as one and gather for the fight

07.  King Crimson - Epitaph (LP In The Court Of The Crimson King, 1969)
Lyrics: confusion will be my Epitaph

08.  Donovan - Universal Soldier (LP Catch The Wind, 1965)
Lyrics: He's a Catholic, a Hindu, an Atheist, a Jain, a Buddhist and a Baptist and a Jew.

09. Simon & Garfunkel - Sound Of Silence (1964 / OST The Graduate, 1967)
Lyrics: And the signs said, 'The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls αnd tenement halls"

10. Jean Jacques Lafon - Le Geant De Papier (LP Le Geant De Papier, 1985)
Lyrics: Demandez-moi de combattre le diable, D´aller défier les dragons du néant De vous construire des tours, des cathédrales Sur des sables mouvants (Ask me to fight the devil, to go and brave the dragons of nothingness, to build towers & cathedrals for you on shifting sands)

11. Steely Dan - Deacon Blues (LP Aja, 1977)

12.  Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? (LP Rattlesnakes, 1984)
Lyrics: Looking like a born again living like a heretic. Listening to Arthur Lee records making all your friends feel so guilty

13.  Del Amitri - Nothing Ever Happens (LP Waking Hours, 1989)
Lyrics: They'll burn down the synagogues at six o'clock

14. T'Pau - China In Your Hand (LP Bridge Of Spies, 1987)
Lyrics: now life will return in this electric storm, a prophecy for a fantasy, the curse of a vivid mind


Listen to my broadcast
http://yourlisten.com/channel/content/16990227/Hellenic_religion_words_songs

You can also check out myother blog
http://hellas101.blogspot.gr/2013/06/religion-related-hellenic-terms-in-songs.html

No comments: