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    OT - What songs could help fuel inspiration for post-apocalyptic world building?

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    Throw anything at me!

    I listen to Human by Rag'n'Bone as the lyrics are kind of humbling, and it just makes my writing more emotional but I want some more and better ones :)
     
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    I also listen to this -



    Russian music is fantastic for this.
     
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    Welcome Home by Coheed and Cambria. Thought that's mostly because I remember it from the movie 9:

     
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    A very good song to portray revenge or redemption. Thanks for sharing :)
     
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    Just for the atmosphere

     
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    The soundtrack for The Thing, especially the Morricone one
     
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    Loved this! Bookmarked!
     
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    These were very ominous! Thanks for sharing :).
     
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    Ill take a look at those.
     
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    Great Thread





     
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    Great songs!

    And thank you - Music helps inspire me personally, and I thought it'd be cool if we had a general thread for this particular atmosphere!
     
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    Pretty much every song on Muse's Absolution album gets my post-apocolyptic motor going.
     
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    I think Absolution and The Black Parade were the two best records of that time.

    Here's another PA song:

     
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    For a different kind of apocalypse (less nuclear fire, more social/economic/environmental collapse):

     
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    Good song
     
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    For a more action-oriented story, there's one of the all-time great anime themes:



    Now, how on earth do you improve on something like that? Well.....

     
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    No particular song, but I'm wanting to go old school. Vintage Queensryche, from the Operation Mindcrime era, or perhaps Dokken--anything "Dream Warriors" or prior. ETA: And of course post-Apocalyptic holiday time would have to be Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
     
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