Paladin Playlist 65
It's been so long since I shared a song that brought out a specific emotion in me, something simple and straight forward that's perfect for writing a scene that I figured, let's do that.
When I first stumbled onto this song it was through the marketing campaign for Mercenaries 2, a game that I may or not have played partially due to the main character's name being Matias. (How often do you hear that in a game?) It was wonderful to blow the living crap out of a base and have soldiers fleeing while crying out "It's Matias!" Ah...
Anyway, the marketing for this game, and the soundtrack itself, featured a most excellent song called Oh No You Didn't. It's... perfect. If you're looking for a revenge song, something simple and without ambiguity in it's mention. The song is about getting revenge on someone that's wronged the singer... and leaving them a bloody, battered corpse. There is no room for interpretation in this song, which might leave some feeling unfulfilled if not for the way it's presented: it sounds like a small town men's choir and is accompanied only by a jaunty piano tune. That's it. No hard metal guitar riffs. No drum solos. Just a very dark, menacing message delivered in the most friendly, upbeat way possible.
So, please enjoy Mercenaries 2's Oh No You Didn't.
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