I love HMB, it genuinely understands the characters better than ~certain directors and writers who shall remain nameless~ Also, Super Friends always makes me happy.
Welcome to mixtape!!! 𝐌𝐎𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐍 𝐄𝐍𝐆𝐋𝐈𝐒𝐇…that’s what I’m talking about. Great tune!!
Greetings Mix Mob! I say it every week, because it’s true: great picks! Here’s what I brought this week. Plz enjoy. And welcome aboard @bookwormfitzpatrick.91230! Melt with You is such a great song.
Waiting for the Night- Depeche Mode
Roadgame- Kavinsky (Gotta drop one for the Batmobile!)
These are good picks! When I was trying to find a second song, I was very tempted to just search Spotify for “night” related songs. I’m also very happy you have a Batmobile focused song.
Can’t go wrong with Depeche’ Mode.
@Green.Lantern Half the songs that popped into my head had night in the title and I almost didn’t want to use them for that reason. I love that DM track tho and it suits him…and a certain Catlady I’m fond of
Speaking of which…here’s a bonus track, friends.
Ps. Can’t not leave this one here now!
First Class is so fire
I never heard of this “Batman” guy, but I did some research and think I found some good ones…
I can’t find a streamable version of Blue Harvest’s I Am The Night and y’all have the Neal Hefti, Danny Elfman, and other essentials well covered. Sisters of Mercy, check. Siouxsie, check.
So I’ll start with a song that was released precisely 23 years ago today … and I think both appeals to and describes the core driving character of Batman fairly well…
Followed by an ode to the only true love of Batman, which can die time and time again for him to martyr himself on:
Oh, right. There’s his other true love. The darkness. (Why don’t you marry it?)
Bonus Gothy Goodness! The Damned!
Bonusier bonus old school metal! (If you don’t speak metal vocalist, that’s “When it comes to action / He knows he’s going to make it / He’ll step over dead bodies / It’s a weary and endless fight / Somebody please help him out / The sky is as dark as himself …”)
Elecrodance anthem for the Bat…
Even battier electrodance shenanigans! (with absolutely terrifying fan video)
Perhaps you’d like some bizarre Québécois hip hop?
And I couldn’t resist the urge to include the true alternate origin of Batman from your favorite rockabilly spooky lady…
Plus, while we’re sharing our favorite Hefti covers, I’ll add Mourning Noise, The Hamburglars, and of course Jan and Dean (who have a whole album of Batmagnificence far superior to most of the songs I shared, but I’m a jerk like that).
Hey, if it wasn’t for us musical snobs how would anyone know what to listen to? lol.
Nothing but extended dance megamixes of Cage’s 4’33", probably.
It’s one of the best Batman interpretations that doesn’t stick to the dark and gritty stuff.
Did you just call Jan and Dean dark and gritty?
This is the universe I want to live in. Where American Bandstand was something you weren’t sure you would survive, but it’s a matter of civic duty to try. Dick Clark hosts New Year’s Rockin’ Eve for decades because he defeated all other potential hosts in no holds barred caged combat. Surf rock is not a celebration of teenage carefree lust, but a tradition of battle hymns honed over the ages as generation after generation drown their enemies in the tide.
Do you realize you just came up with one of the most epic comic book story ideas I have ever heard?
For the only things he loves. darkness, danger and cats
Have someone from Vertigo / Black Label give me a call. I don’t think Earth Prime is ready for this.