Nick Cave's Dead Man in my Bed, or perhaps even Stone Temple Pilot's Dead and Bloated :-)
There must be so many songs for this!
It takes all sorts to make a world and some on the fringes of life often turn up on daytime TV. And so El Reg was fascinated by the story of Amethyst Realm, who dumped a human in the, er, physical realm to become a ghostbuster banger. Realm, a 27-year-old spiritual guidance consultant, told her tale of the lucky stiffs to …
Genesis - Dancing with the moonlit knight
Genesis - Unquiet slumbers for the sleepers
Iluvatar - The final stroke
IQ - The other side
Japan - Ghosts
Kaipa - Screwed-upness
Marillion - Out of this world
Pink Floyd - The great gig in the sky
Pink Floyd - In the flesh?
The Specials - Ghost Town
Steve Hackett - Spectral mornings
Steve Hackett - In another life
Steve Hackett - The ballad of the decomposing
(Steve's always good for an odd song-title. His music was described by my wife as "lots of notes in the wrong places"..)
Steve Hackett - Love song for a vampire
Unitopia - Suffocation
Unitopia - Not human any more
(Observant readers may notice a slight prog tinge to my choices..)
Not a song but the reference is obvious.
"A savage place, as lonely and enchanted/as e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted/by woman wailing for her demon lover."
(AIUI, Catholic doctrine says that all dead people are either in heaven, hell or purgatory. So there are no ghosts. Anything that appears to be a ghost, therefore, must be a demon. In this case, an incubus.
She's lucky really. In the 17th century the equivalent of the Jeremy Kyle show was a quick trial in front of a witchfinder followed by burning at the stake. Nowadays, that's reserved for Celebrity Big Brother.)
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