"Even in the future the story begins with Once Upon a Time."
That's a quote from one of my favorite authors, Marissa Meyer. Recently, I've been absolutely obsessed with Meyer's Lunar Chronicles series. Four books, based off of classic fairy tales, set in a fascinating futuristic world, with a cast of hilarious and interesting characters. What more could a girl ask for? It's honestly such an amazing series, and if you haven't read it you should do that right now.
An interesting side effect of my aforementioned obsession is that whenever I listen to music, which is quite often, the songs remind me of the characters from TLC. Since I've also been recently obsessed with Spotify I decided to create a playlist based off of the series. It's a pretty good playlist, if I do say so myself, so even if you haven't read the series (Seriously. You need to read these books.) you can still enjoy it.
Link right here: Lunar Chronicles Playlist
Each song represents a different character (or characters) from the series, so I've provided you with a helpful key. I won't tell you specifically why I picked each song, you'll have to figure that out for yourself.
Linh Cinder- "She was a cyborg, and she would never go to a ball."
Golden by Ruth B
Titanium by David Guetta
Prince Kai- "I don't see that her being cyborg is relevant."
Selene by Imagine Dragons
Viva la Vida by Coldplay
Iko- "That is the best idea ever. Count me in."
Girl in a Coma's cover of While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Mechanical Heart by Beth Hart
Scarlet Benoit- "I need him as much as he needs me."
Little Pistol by Mother Mother
Rousseau by Nerina Pilot
Wolf- "I think I realized I'd rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you."
Howl by Florence + The Machine
Demons by Imagine Dragons
Captain Thorne- "Maybe there's a little bit of a hero in me after all."
Oasis by A Great Big World
I'm Still Here by John Rzeznik
Cress- "Maybe there isn't such a thing as fate. Maybe it's just the opportunities were given, and what we do with them."
Crescent Moon by KT Tunestall
I Follow Rivers by Lykke Li
Princess Winter- "The palace walls have been bleeding for years and nobody else sees it."
You are the Moon by The Hush Sound
Moon and Back by Alice Kristainsen
Jacin Clay- "I serve my princess. No one else."
I Found by Amber Run
Safe and Sound cover by Jason Chen
Queen Levana- "Love is a conquest! Love is war!"
Fading Flower by Yuna
Control by Halsey
Dr. Erland- "I've hurt you all in some way. Been at least partially responsible for some tragedy in your lives. I am sorry."
The Scientist by Coldplay
Hometown by Twenty One Pilots