Paladin Playlist 51
So I apparently don't stumble into music like the average person. My radio's broken, I don't listen to Pandora, instead I just stumble across single songs as part of other endeavors. That means my writing playlist is a patchwork of smooth jazz and bossa nova paired with death metal and J-pop. I never know where my next favorite song will come from. But there are a few "wells," if you will, that I can reliably pick new songs up from.
RWBY, specifically Jeff Williams with the amazing vocals of Casey Lee Williams, are always a good fall back. That show captured me with its visuals, but it kept me with its beats. This song, Ignite, is no different. I stumbled on it and now, much like every new song I like, I'm going to be listening to it over and over and over until I hate it. Well... until I like it slightly less and am ready for a different song.
Ignite, like a lot of the RWBY soundtrack, is meant for beatdowns. Got a badass character that needs some fleshing out in your head? Play this and write! Got a fight scene and need inspiration? Play this and write! Really, you can't go wrong with hitting shuffle on a Jeff Williams playlist. If it's not perfect for beatdowns, it's perfect for dark narrative. Or growing friendship. Or exploring the unknown. Or any other countless moods that writers, especially us fantasy writers, love to get in.
So, sit back, buckle up, and enjoy Ignite, written by Jeff Williams and featuring the incredible voices of Casey Lee Williams and Lamar Hall.
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