Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis

  • Music:

"held a candle to the wildest wind"

Greetings from Cleveland! My flight home was cancelled this morning, so I'll be spending about nine hours more than I'd planned here. Poor, pitiful me! Ah, well. The colloquium was wonderful, The Goonies is on local TV here in the hotel, and I have three excellent books and my computer with me, so things could be much worse.

In happier news, I have something wonderful to share with you. During the most recent Sweet Charity auction, I won the vidding artistry of the talented heidi8. I requested a Lord of the Rings video using "The Fellowship" from Bob Catley's brilliant 2001 album Middle Earth.

heidi8 has worked her magic and posted the resulting video, and it absolutely takes my breath away. Check out this gorgeous work of art!

Watch "The Fellowship"! You know you want to!

The lyrics of this song will serve as my quote for the day:

"The Fellowship"
Lyrics by Gary Hughes
As sung by Bob Catley

We the fellowship, the voice of reason,
Cross the waters, climb the highest peak.
In our hearts we carry hope of freedom,
Precious cargo on the road we tread to thee.
So lead us on, across the raging rivers,
Caves to mountain range,
We're never apart
So stay till the dark is day -
Less than a breath away.

We the fellowship, the faithful legion,
Shadow walkers on the twilight trail,
Treading softly through the lifeless regions,
Never faltering that goodness will prevail.
We must return unto the fire that made you,
Back from whence you came.
Those slain in the darkness
Stain every heart this day;
They never passed in vain.

We the fellowship have fought together,
Held a candle to the wildest wind.
Say goodbye, my friend, but not forever.
I will answer if you ever call to me.
So as we leave to make our homebound journeys,
Go our separate ways,
This tear we impart
Is here in our hearts to stay
'Til we return someday.
Tags: fandom, tolkien

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