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The Oracle – shobogan

shobogan:

The Oracle

You think I have been beaten
You think he took the sky from me
You think I have been trapped here
Yet I’ve never been more free

I am the hero of my own story
I am the knight tearing towers down
I am the dragon within the fortress
I am the queen forging her own crown

I am not a footnote
I am not a sacrifice
I am not your martyr
I’m not yours to sanctify

I am the voice that lights the shadows
I see the structure of strife and storms
I call the lightning to strike the shades
I am the sybil amidst the swarms

You think I have been beaten
You think he took the sky from me
Well I was never vanquished
I’m stronger than he’ll ever be

Gotham on the Fritz – waiting4codot

waiting4codot:

Have you seen the ne’er-to-do, locked up in ‘Ark Avenue’,
On that famous thoroughfare, with some toxin in the air,
High hats and Arrow collars, green spats and lots of dollars,
Spending every dime, on a wonderful crime!

If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to,
Why don’t you go where chaos sits,
Gotham on the fritz!

Femme fatales who wear a day coat, two-faced men,
Or leather bound coats, perfect fits,
Gotham on the fritz!

Dressed up like a winged flying sleuther,
Trying hard to look like Ol’ Lex Luthor (super duper),
Come let’s mix where Cobblepots walk with their sticks,
Or umbrellas in their mitts.
Gotham on the fritz!

Kitty cats all wear a diamond choker,
Harley walking with the man who broke her (what a joker),
You’ll declare it’s simply insane to be there,
And cower as they battle wits,
Gotham on the fritz!

(I was bored. This happened. Deal with it.)

The Ballad of Barry Allen – Eben Brooks

And I’ll be there before you know it
I’ll be gone before you see me
And do you think you can imagine
Anything so lonely
And I know you’d really like me
But I never stick around
Because time keeps dragging on

“The Ballad of Barry Allen,” a song about the downsides of being a speedster. Original song by Jim’s Big Ego, performed here by Eben Brooks.

Lyrics available here.

Creatures of Dream – Batya the Toon

animatedamerican:

For all of you who have been asking me for a recording of “Creatures of Dream”: BEHOLD.

Released as part of a four-song single, or ~quadringle~, entitled Subversive Ciphers by Jesse Dangerously & Friends.  If you liked my song, you might do well to listen to the others; I feel like it’s in good company.  (Probably of particular interest to some of you will be the first track, which is a tribute to the classic fantasy film Labyrinth.)

Lyrics below the cut.

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Jason Todd – Avo

auber-jean:

I apologize to @axonsandsynapses for doing their work absolutely nothing anywhere near justice, but this is my attempt at covering their brilliant adaptation of Sam Hall about everyone’s favourite ex-dead ex-Robin.

check out the lyrics on their blog!

all sounds in this recording were made using a ukulele and/or my mouth, and all (highly amateur) sound editing was done using GarageBand. hope you enjoy!

Arthur Curry – Ookla the Mok

quarticmoose:

Best song ever written about Aquaman

…probably the only song ever written about Aquaman, if we’re being honest and not counting his bits in Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Purple and Yellow – Adam WarRock

adamwarrock:

Adam WarRock “Purple and Yellow” (Download)

Had a chance to finally read and catch up with Cameron Stewart & Brendan Fletchre’s new Batgirl title for DC Comics. Besides the fact that Stewart & Babs Tarr’s art is a joy to look at, it’s a great title that harkens back to any number of great comics that do what they do best: show what it means to be a young person of exceptional and at times, ostracizing and frustrating circumstances. If you haven’t checked it out yet, then you should take a second and give it a chance. Get Volume 1 here.

I mean, I know everyone wants me to do more DC comic songs. So here you go.

I am deep in the tank, working hard on my next Donation Drive mixtape and rewards package, coming in June! The one time a year I open up a donate button and give out tons of rewards in an attempt to keep adamwarrock.com running another year. Stay tuned for more details. In the meantime, come out and see a show:

April 10 – The Abbey Underground – Denton, TX (facebook event) (after show Modern Masters Draft)
April 23 – The Symposium – Cleveland, OH (facebook event)
April 24 – Indie Comix Expo– Chicago, IL
May 2 – FCBD – Super-Fly Comics – Yellow Springs, OH
(Note: The Modern Myths Northampton show has been cancelled)

No One Does It Better (than the Birds of Prey) – Batman: The Brave and the Bold

acaele:

No One Does It Better (than the Birds of Prey)

good evening all you gentlemen
mobsters, creeps, and crooks
men in tights come after you
and still you’re off the hook

for those who scare and terrorize
it’s the dawn of a brand new day;
you scum can simply call us
the one and only birds of prey

Lex – Eben Brooks

Eben Brooks’ reimagining of Five For Fighting’s “Superman” as sung by Lex Luthor

Lyrics available here

Being Doctor Fate – Eben Brooks

I once wore a helm, or should I say, it once wore me

It’s kind of silly and kind of sad – “Being Doctor Fate,” by Eben Brooks, to the tune of Norwegian Wood

The New 52 Song – axonsandsynapses

axonsandsynapses:

To be sung to the tune of The M.T.A. Song

Let me tell you the story of a Batgirl named Steph’nie
And the editors of ol’ DC
They ended her adventures, they cancelled her series
For Cataclysmic Crisis Part 3

Well, did she ever return?
No she never returned
And her fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
She’s the hero who never returned

Cassandra was fast and Cassandra was bright
She made Batgirl her very own
But then the Flash exploded the universe (again)
And our beloved Cassandra is gone

‘Cause did she ever return?
No she never returned
And her fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
She’s the hero who never returned

Green Arrow – Ollie Queen- he had a son
His name was Connor Hawke
He took his father’s mantle, he did it proud
But the editors, they forgot

And did he ever return?
No he never returned
And his fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
He’s the hero who never returned

Well Speedy, he grew up, his sidekick days behind him
And then Mia fought her way on scene
She learned to wield that bow, she owned that title
Made “Team Arrow” truly a team

But did she ever return?
No, she never returned
And her fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
She’s the hero who never returned

Now Wally West, he was the Flash’s sidekick
Was in the Titans from day number one
Loved as a kid, loved more as a hero
But they decided his days were done

‘Cause did he ever return?
No he never returned
And his fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
He’s the hero who never returned

Donna Troy, well her past is tricky
And on her story nobody agrees
But she still shone bright as the first Girl Wonder
But it wasn’t enough for ol’ DC

And she never returned
No she never returned
Her fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
She’s the hero who never returned

Oh no they never returned
No they never returned
And their fate is still unlearned
Stuck forever in continuity limbo
They’re the heroes that never returned

Note: Yes, I’m aware that Steph is currently making her reappearance in Batman Eternal. She was just the easiest character to begin with.

Also, I’m aware that I’m missing characters. Feel free to add verses if you so desire.

What Would Batman Do – Kari Maaren

Kari Maaren sings her song “What Would Batman Do”

Whatever you think this song is about, you’re probably wrong.

More music, with lyrics, is available on her website

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