All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
"Yossarian was a lead bombardier who had been demoted because he no longer gave a damn whether he missed or not. He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt, and his only mission each time he went up was to come down alive.”
A Catch-22 Fanmix —> Inspired by Joseph Heller’s classic novel about the Cold War set in the final days of WWII and includes songs that embody the major themes of war, dehumanization, sex, and the incompetence of those who lead us.
1. Holland, 1945 (Neutral Milk Hotel) // 2. Sympathy for the Devil (The Rolling Stones) // 3. Kotov Syndrome (Rise Against) // 4. Chelsea Dagger (The Fratellis) // 5. With God by Our Side (Preformed by Bon Iver) // 6. Survivor Guilt (Rise Against) // 7. The Unknown Soldier (The Doors) // 8. Na Na Na (Na Na Na) (My Chemical Romance) // 9. Una Furtiva Lagrima (Preformed by Luciano Pavarotti) // 10. The Stars and Stripes Forever (John Phillip Sousa)
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