Music Monday: The Vespertine + Stolen

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Happy Music Monday! This is a weekly feature hosted here at Gone with the Words where I post a video of a song that reminds me of something or someone I’ve read, anything that relates to it in my mind. I’d love to know what songs remind you of certain books or character. Create a post and leave the link or just tell me about them in the comments!!

I really enjoyed reading The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell (read my review HERE to learn more about it!), and one of my favorite scenes is when Amelia and Zora go to a dance and are there with Nathaniel and Thomas.  The feeling of being with someone who completely captivates you…it’s amazing.

I felt this song, Stolen by Dashboard Confessional, captured what I imagine each one of them felt by the end of the night. Or, really, how I felt for them. :) Here are some lines from it that made me think of Amelia & Nathaniel and Zora & Thomas.

We watch the season pull up its own stakes
And catch the last weekend of the last week
Before the gold and the glimmer have been replaced,
Another sun soaked season fades away
You have stolen my heart


Invitation only, grand farewells
Crash the best one, of the best ones


And from the ballroom floor we are in celebration
One good stretch before our hibernation
Our dreams assured and we all, will sleep well


I watch you spin around in your highest heels
You are the best one, of the best ones
We all look like we feel

Jess @ Gone with the Words

Jess @ Gone with the Words

About Jess @ Gone with the Words

Jess is a 30 something female living in Texas. Most days you will find her on Twitter, giving her opinion on her latest reads, her latest tv obsessions, movies, and hot dudes. In her free time she loves to watch tv, movies, and of course, read tons of books with hot dudes in them. She also makes time to run this blog. :)

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