Occasionally when writing, I need a song that exudes epicness in such amounts as to be absolutely ridiculous. Yes. Occasionally I need a song that is ridiculously epic. And if there is any artist to whom the term "Ridiculously Epic" may be freely applied, it is clearly Aurelio Voltaire.
So for today, I'm sharing what is arguably Voltaire's most epic song, Riding a Black Unicorn. If you, for some strange reason, read all of my blog but don't click on the videos for these playlist entries, allow me to recite the titular line from the song. Ahem...
"For tonight I'm riding a black unicorn down the side of an erupting volcano. And I drink, drink, drink from a chalice filled with the laughter of small children."
This is usually where I explain what I play this to elicit. It's where I tell you "yeah, this makes me think about sneaking around in the dark," or " this makes me feel quiet and somber." If that line up there didn't explain everything you need to know about this song, I'm not sure I can do anything else. This song is awesome, and I mean that in the classic sense of the word. Not like, "hey, this hot dog is awesome." No, like "Wow... watching the Earth rise over the horizon of the moon from within my space suit and seeing how little all our petty squabbles mean in the grand scheme of things is quite awesome."
That is what this song embodies. So, please enjoy Voltaire's Riding A Black Unicorn.
Don't Forget to be Awesome.
Keep your eyes open for my debut novel, The Paladin.