music monday: Skyclad

Skyclad are a British heavy metal band with heavy folk influences in their music. They are considered one of the pioneers of folk metal. The etymology behind the term "skyclad" comes from a pagan/wiccan term for ritual nudity, in which rituals are performed with the participants metaphorically clad only by the sky, as a sign of equality. The name alludes both to the bands' religious leanings and to their social beliefs, as set out in the song "Skyclad" on their first album.

They stated their social beliefs more precisely on their album "Prince Of The Poverty Line", where they criticised the politics of the Thatcher Era.


3 comments:

  1. thank you for the music Usako : )

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  2. I like skyclad :) although it's quite some time since I last listened to one of their songs.. Obviously the one song I have in mind now is "another drinking song" ;) but the ones you posted are very nice as well!

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  3. Musik hört sich garnicht mal so schlecht an ^-^
    Freut mich das ihr Sailor Moon zusammen gucken könnt, wirklich! Heutzutage sind die Kinderserien ja eher Hannah Montana und co :/ Da ist Sailor Moon viel schöner! Und ich finds toll das der Manga jetzt neu aufgelegt wird - wird sich direkt der neue Band anfang des Monats gekauft! ;D
    Ich mochte damals immer Sailor Venus (also Minako^^) am liebsten. In der Grundschule haben wir das auch immer nachgespielt. xD
    Ja, Englisch ist ne tolle Sprache ;D
    Liebe Grüße ~

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