Elvis Costello crooning to Bonnie Raitt, Royal Albert Hall, London, 6 June 2013.
PLAYING TRACK THREE: Ten/Master music-inspired art (2/?)
AU: The Doctor can hear the drums. The Master encourages him to embrace them.
“Panic Station” - Muse
Doubts will try to break you
Unleash your heart and soul
Trouble will surround you
Start taking some control
Stand up and deliver
Your wildest fantasy
Do what the fuck you want to
There’s no one to appease
Ooh, 1, 2, 3, 4 fire’s in your eyes
And this chaos, it defies imagination
Ooh, 5, 6, 7 minus 9 lives
You’ve arrived at panic station
- 1, 2, 3, 4 —> alludes to the drumming
- “minus 9 lives” —> alludes to the fact that Ten has already used up 9 lives/regenerations
He had the kind of drive that none of the others possessed. As McCartney told Epstein after the Beatles signed the management contract, he hoped the Beatles would succeed.
“But I’ll tell you now, Mr. Epstein, I’m going to be a star anyway.”
a neverending list of favourite tv shows (in no particular order):↳ life on mars (2006-2007)
“My name is Sam Tyler. I had an accident, and I woke up in 1973. Am I mad, in a coma, or back in time? Whatever’s happened, it’s like I’ve landed on a different planet. Now, maybe if I can work out the reason, I can get home.”
“There have been numerous opportunities to make a complete fool of myself, like being persuaded to be ‘flown’ on a pantomime wire while miming to ‘I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down’ by those witty Top Of The Pops people, and then having to get blind drunk in order to do it because of a fear of heights.”