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Cand's Favourite Marches - Kingdom of Candanadium - 01-12-2022

This may sound a little bit weird, but whenever I sit down to write something for the-democratika.com or work on my factbooks/wiki pages, I like to have some military marches or songs on in the background. Nothing particularly martial, mostly more melodic British marches. I think it's something about the lack of lyrics and soothing nature that helps me concentrate on the writing process. They're elegant enough to be pleasing to the ear, yet not so elaborate that they draw my attention away, and the consistent pacing helps calm me down. Some of these have made it into the Candanadian military marches factbook.


Here are a few of my go-tos in no particular order for all those curious. I may add or remove entries periodically as my tastes shift.

Vimy Ridge
The Voice of the Guns
Vive la Canadienne
The Happy Wanderer (Mein Vater war ein Wandersmann)
Old Comrades (Alte Kameraden)
Mechanized Infantry
The Road to the Isles
The Great Little Army
Ten Provinces
The Duke of York
Heart of Oak
RAF March Past
Canada Overseas
Lützows wilde verwegene Jagd (Lutzow's Wild Hunt)
A Life on the Ocean Wave
The Garb of Old Gaul
Highland Laddie
Marche des Parachutistes Belges
The Rhodesian Light Infantry (The Incredibles)
The Leather Bottle
Kum A Kye
Radetzky-Marsch
The Black Bear
Money Musk
Lili Marleen
My Boy Willie
Here's a Health Unto His Majesty
Sarie Marais
Ca Ira
Marsch der Elisabether
Yorckscher Marsch
Regimentsgruß
Parademarsch der NVA Nr. 1
Arnhem
Gibraltar
Army of the Nile
HM Jollies
Les Huguenots
Eagle Squadron


RE: Cand's Favourite Marches - Union of Akarea - 01-14-2022

kinda wholesome in a weird way. good post


RE: Cand's Favourite Marches - Kingdom of Candanadium - 01-14-2022

Heavily inspired by your "What's Ollie Listening To?" post from way back in the day


RE: Cand's Favourite Marches - Union of Akarea - 01-17-2022

fuck me i forgot all about that lol