The big news is I slept through the night two nights in a row. I’m back among the living. Now if I can just get my email inbox under control and muster up some interest in Christmas shopping, life will be back on track.
I’ve had another favorite lyric sitting on my desk and I keep forgetting to write about it.
It’s from Yngwie Malmsteen. I remember this particular song because Yngwie never had a very great band but Joe Lynn Turner sung on this album. I realize that, at the most, one person reading this right now has any idea what I’m talking about but stick with me because here comes the lyric and it’s awesome. It’s from the song: Riot in the Dungeons.
Oh, I feel something coming
Looks like a riot in the dungeon
You stand and die or start your running
‘Cause there’s a riot in the dungeon.
I know. Read it out loud a few times. It’s a classic.
Coincidentally, I was reading an ancient notebook this morning looking for story ideas and I found this note:
Yngwie Malmsteen songs are like those Anne Rice talking head books. You keep waiting for something to happen.
Those are very cool lyrics. I have a lot of musician friends who love obscure virtuosos like Yngwie. I'm not that cool, though.
You'll have to tell me what the Ann Rice talking head books are.
Congrats on that sleep. That's huge. Here's hoping for more of that.
I finished Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell last night – tremendous. Just great. It was so well done. I'm already looking forward to reading it again.
My word verification is faryedne. Makes me think of Faerie.