Spoiler warning: this post contains contents from The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay.
“Here’s some advice. Stay alive.” -Haymitch Abernathy
With an advice like that, I, for one was fascinated, and along with that, burst into laughter. Haymitch is one of those characters who, when introduced seem to get in everyone’s way, are impotent and never capable of anything but messing up. But there was some aura around Haymitch, that he DID indeed win the Second Quarter Quell. This aura makes one think that sure he can be drunk or mess up, but that dude had SOMETHING in him, that made him win such a competition once. Guess what? He did, after all.
Woody Harrelson sure loves his alcohol
One comes across numerous people claiming to be ‘music lovers’ or ‘hardcore music fans’. But once you ask them which songs they listen to, their reply is always (or 90% of the time) that they like Pitbull, Katy Perry and a bunch of other people who usually make it to the charts. But… are they actually ‘good’?
Personally, I think Pitbull is crap. Similarly, Ms. Perry, Taio Cruz, Enrique Iglesias and all the other drunk singers are worthless. True music lovers know that the good music doesn’t always make it to the charts, with a few exceptions of course (e.g: Rolling in the Deep – Adele).
So, let me give you a lesson a music.
Video game OSTs are just… like chocolate. You allow it to melt and let your saliva digest the glucose before actually swallowing it (if you know what I mean).
Anyway, here’s a short list of awesome songs/music from video games:
‘M4 Part 2 (Faunts)’ from Mass Effect
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