Category: Music


Alt-J (∆) – Taro

Taro is my favorite from Alt-J. The name of the song comes from the first female war photographer Gerda Taro. She was the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. The song tells the...


Herr Mannelig

STORY: Herr Mannelig is a Swedish folk ballad that tells the story of a female mountain troll (bergatroll) who proposes marriage to a young knight. She believes that if she marries with Sir Mannelig,...


Battle of Stamford Bridge

This song is about the Battle of Stamford Bridge that took place at the village of Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, in England on 25 September 1066, between an English army under King Harold Godwinson and an invading...