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Songs about or which reference mythological themes.
Central theme[edit | edit source]
- Cyclops Rock - The cyclops of Homer's Odyssey
- Mrs. Bluebeard - Bluebeard is a mythological/fictional character, so ostensibly his wife would be mythological as well
- Omnicorn - "Even rarer than a unicorn"
- Ondine - Refers to Ondine, a nymph of Greek mythology
- Three Might Be Duende
Briefly mentioned[edit | edit source]
- Birdhouse In Your Soul - Jason and the Argonauts, and "bluebird of friendliness" most likely a play on "bluebird of happiness"
- Erase - "Like a deep-sea diver / Falling into a mermaid's embrace", "See the way the deep-sea diver / Falls into the mermaid's arms"
- I'll Be Haunting You - "...that rises like a phoenix from the ground"
- Roy G. Biv - "You'll never see a unicorn"
- Science Is Real - "I like the stories about angels, unicorns and elves"
- XTC Vs. Adam Ant - "Ant music, like a phoenix / Flies back up the charts"
- You Don't Like Me - "Terminator 2, the morning, and William Tell"