Tonight’s random lesson learned from putting the iPod on shuffle. The baseline for Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” is essentially the same as the baseline for Loreena McKennitt’s “Lady of Shallot.” This probably explains why both songs put me in the same general mood, even if thematically one is about being true to yourself, the other about the dying when you finally decide to look outside of Plato’s Cave.

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