Essay about Soundtrack for 1984 by George Orwell

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English 10 Semester Project

Soundtrack based upon the novel 1984 by George Orwell

Track #1
Song: Satellite
Artist: Guster
Album: Ganging Up On the Sun

Shining like a work of art
Hanging on a wall of stars
Are you what I think you are?
You're my satellite
You're riding with me tonight
Passenger side, lighting the sky
Always the first star that I find
You're my satellite
Elevator to the moon
Whistling our favorite tune
Trying to get a closer view
You're my satellite
You're riding with me tonight
Passenger side, lighting the sky
Always the first star that I find
You're my satellite
Maybe you will always be
Just a little out of reach
You're my satellite
You're
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So the lyrics “We’re all just waiting, waiting to die/all your friends seem like enemies when you’re broken down and empty” match his situation.

Track #4
Song: The World At Large
Artist: Modest Mouse
Album: Good News for People Who Love Bad News

Ice-age heat wave can't complain
If the world's at large, why should I remain? (cont.)
Walked away to another plane
Gonna find another place, maybe one I can stand
I move on to another day
To a whole new town with a whole new way
Went to the porch to have a thought
Got to the door and again, I couldn't stop
You don't know where and you don't know when
But you still got your words and you got your friends
Walk along to another day
Work a little harder, work another way
Well uh uh baby I ain't got no plan
We'll float on maybe would you understand?
Gonna float on maybe would you understand?
We'll float on maybe would you understand?
The days get shorter and the nights get cold
I like the autumn but this place is getting old
I pack up my belongings and I head for the coast
It might not be a lot but I feel like I'm making the most
The days get longer and the nights smell green
I guess it's not surprising but it's spring and I should leave
I like songs about drifters, books about the same
They both seem to make me feel a little less insane
Walked on off to another

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