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AUBB Mix - Delirien (Henry VI & WWI)

Okay, so the other day I talked about how much I loved a recent fanmix I worked on. Well, Today is the day!! Below you'll find my fanmix, Delirien. It goes with lareinenoire 's story of the same name about Henry VI and WWI done for au_bigbang.
Here's her story summary:
Theirs was a golden world.

In the giddy years of the early twentieth century, the families of York and Lancaster seem to have come to an uneasy truce when Humphrey Lancaster befriends young Richard York and offers him a chance to mend his wrecked fortunes. What neither of them anticipates is the war that will destroy everything they know.

This AU transposes the events and characters of Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part I to Edwardian England and follows the York and Lancaster families as love, lies, and fateful choices conspire to fracture this careful peace on the eve of the First World War.

The fic contains an excess of waltzes -- some more dramatic than others -- strong female protagonists, World War I-era violence, major character death (as per the source text), and a lot of filling in of empty spaces in the source text.


Story by lareinenoire here at AO3



This mix became huge as I was working on it. There's a total of 18 songs for the mix proper, with 4 bonus tracks for a total of 22 songs. It's about an hour and a half worth of music, and is best listened to in order, since I took deliberate care with placing songs that flowed well together. (I think.)



First, the link to the zip file: here. This is at my personal webspace, please right-click, save as when downloading. Images and a .m3u playlist file are included in the .zip file.
01 - Tomandandy - Fall Fest
02 - Peer Raben - Dark Chariot
03 - Circus Contraption - Stilt Faeries
04 - The Butterfly Effect - Beautiful Mine
05 - Anathema - Balance
06 - Air - Alone in Kyoto
07 - The Pierces - Go To Heaven
08 - beats antique - Fratres for Violin and Piano - (Arvo Part Remix)
09 - Enya - Bard Dance
10 - Within Temptation - The Cross
11 - Sarah Brightman - Fleurs Du Mal
12 - Georges Delerue - Julien et Barbara
13 - Xandria - Fire of Universe
14 - Apocalyptica - Faraway, Volume 2 (feat. Linda) (extended version)
15 - Hans Zimmer - Ad arcana
16 - ASHES dIVIDE - Forever Can Be
17 - DeVotchKa - How It Ends
18 - Solas - Maybe in a Prayer

BONUS TRACKS:
19 - Blue Foundation - Sweep
20 - Amon Tobin - Bloodstone
21 - Apocalyptica - Faraway
22 - Leonard Cohen - Take This Waltz

Individual songs are available, just let me know and I'll add in the link.


I LOVE LOVE this mix. I've been listening to it pretty much non-stop since I put the whole thing together. Even, took it with me to listen to on my trip to Omaha over the weekend. There's a piano/violin theme I tried to stick with in a lot of the music, but obviously, the rock love took over at some point, and it got a little heavier towards the end. The bonus tracks are two songs that are a little more electronic, but I really wanted to keep them in, an instrumental version of one of the songs, and Leonard Cohen's "Take this Waltz" because it fits the story, but not necessarily the rest of the mix. If you download it, I'd love to hear what you think.

Comments

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shadowfell
May. 17th, 2010 02:10 pm (UTC)
Yay for fanmixes!
cherith
May. 17th, 2010 02:57 pm (UTC)
yay! I love this one so much.
dwg
May. 17th, 2010 02:21 pm (UTC)
*__* this looks all kinds of shiny. Will be ganking ASAP. Thankyou!
cherith
May. 17th, 2010 02:56 pm (UTC)
Come back after you listen, and let me know what you think. :)
lareinenoire
May. 17th, 2010 03:08 pm (UTC)
You know how much I adore this fanmix -- thank you so much!!

The LJ version is up at the_phrensies and begins here.

There is also a text-only version at Archive of Our Own.
gileonnen
May. 17th, 2010 11:28 pm (UTC)
You have fabulous taste in music--just throwing that out there. ^_~
cherith
May. 18th, 2010 02:54 pm (UTC)
Why thank you!
vipersweb
May. 19th, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC)
I'm looking forward to listening to this in conjunction with reading the fic.
cherith
May. 19th, 2010 06:26 pm (UTC)
I hope you enjoy it! One of the things I did when putting it together was try and make it good reading music - so I hope it works for you!
vipersweb
May. 20th, 2010 12:59 am (UTC)
Just wanted to drop you a note to say that the fan mix goes wonderfully while reading the fic. My only problem was my own - I read too fast to enjoy the whole of it together.
to_paraphrase
May. 20th, 2010 02:01 am (UTC)
I have some of these songs, but I'm totes dling it because it looks awesomesauce (and I really need me some of that today).

:)
shibela
Mar. 22nd, 2011 05:18 am (UTC)

Hi! I've been meaning to comment on your fanmix for a while (circumstances involving computer/user error interfered) & I finally found where it was to leave a comment. Anyhow... I absolutely love this! Fantastic job with the mix - and the art! Thank you so much for putting this together & sharing it. :)

cherith
Mar. 22nd, 2011 06:09 am (UTC)
I still love it and listen to it all the time, so I'm happy to hear other people like it too. :) Thanks for leaving a comment -- especially after all this time.
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