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The Smitharillion

Post by Eldorion on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:28 am

One of those late night "why not?" ideas: what if one were to replace the chapter titles of The Silmarillion (interspersed with a smattering of chapter/section titles from The History of Middle-earth) with the names of songs by The Smiths? Some of them are just dumb puns or references, others I think are actually rather fitting, and a few are both. Just messing around but I wanted to have a copy saved and I figured I'd post it here on the off chance anyone else finds it amusing. Smile Full YouTube playlist below:

Ainulindalë How Soon Is Now?

Valaquenta Barbarism Begins At Home

Quenta Silmarillion I Started Somthing I Couldn't Finish

  • Of the Beginning of Days You've Got Everything Now
  • Of Aulë and Yavanna These Things Take Time
  • Of the Coming of the Elves Suffer Little Children
  • Of Valinor and the Two Trees There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
  • Of Thingol and Melian Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others
  • The Story of Finwë and Míriel Girlfriend in A Coma
  • The Shibboleth of Fëanor Bigmouth Strikes Again
  • Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor Handsome Devil
  • Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor Money Changes Everything
  • Of the Darkening of Valinor Shoplifters Of The World Unite
  • Of the Thieves' Quarrel You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby
  • The Fall of the Noldor Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
  • Of the Sindar Well I Wonder
  • Of the Sun and the Moon and the Hiding of Valinor This Night Has Opened My Eyes
  • Of the Noldor in Beleriand What Difference Does It Make?
  • Of Turgon and the Building of Gondolin Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
  • Of Maeglin The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
  • Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth I Want The One I Can't Have
  • The Tale of Adanel The Headmaster Ritual
  • Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin I Know It's Over
  • Of Beren and Lúthien This Charming Man
  • Of the Fifth Battle Nirnaeth Arnoediad That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
  • Of Túrin Turambar Sweet and Tender Hooligan
  • The Wanderings of Húrin Back To The Old House
  • Of the Ruin of Doriath I Don't Owe You Anything
  • Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin William, It Was Really Nothing
  • Of the Voyage of Eärendil Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want

Akallabêth Never Had No One Ever

Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

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Re: The Smitharillion

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:48 am

{{Some great choices there Eldo!

'I Started Something I Couldn't Finish' Laughing Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others Laughing

But, 'Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before' that's damned cheeky my lad! Mad ( Laughing ) }}}

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:28 pm

Very Happy Thanks Petty!
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Re: The Smitharillion

Post by malickfan on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:38 pm

Well someone is bored today aren't they?

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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:44 pm

Not a bad idea tho ? I'm sure, if you've got your thinking head on you could find other songs that would fit ? I bet there's some good ones for Frodo !!

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