SONG OF THE WHENEVER-WE-FEEL-LIKE-DOING-ONE: "Preliator" by Globus (2006)

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Welcome back to our wildly-infrequently-scheduled "Song of the week" feature. Now, ordinarily, we only do songs that are about SF (A surprising number) or songs with videos that are SF related (Also a surprising number) or both (Somewhat less common than you'd figure, surprisingly). We generally don't do FMVs or songs that *aren't* about SF because, hey, what's the point?

In this rare instance, however, I'm gonna' make an exception on both fronts. The song is called "Preliator" by "Globus" off their 2006 album "Epicon." I was first introduced to this when stumbling across an FMV for Babylon 5 a while back, and since then I've spotted clips of it being used on Top Gear and several other places.

Anyway, I love, love, love, love this piece. It makes everything better. It lends itself to any activity or action sequence. Play it while you're driving to church, and it's just like you're in the Road Warrior, only more badass. Play it while mowing the lawn, and you become Aeneas, and the grass becomes armies of (very short) bronze age Italians dying in legions before you while you scream profanities that you can pretend are in dactylic hexameter. Play it while taking a shower and it is the most dramatic and aggressive shower of all time. It is the coolest thing in the history of things. It makes everything better - probably even food, though I haven't experimented with that yet

Check this out:

That's crap, right? Just another FMV in a sea of them, but set it to Preliator, and it becomes the greatest thing in the history of things!

Thanks to R2 and Ginrummy, here's a translation of the lyrics:

Savior Mine
Blessed God
Eternal One
Mysterious One, Death, Holy One go before us.

Blessed Savior God
Legion as the hairs of my head
Blessed, blessed indeed
Are the warriors of truth

Savior Mine
Blessed God,
Protected by your cause
Of holiness.

Eternal in the past
Enduring always
Leader of the [Divine] choir
Regal King of all

For your whole self, savior
Protecting your holy cause
Bright Father
Celebrate resurrection

For your whole self, savior
Protecting your holy cause
Bright Father
Celebrate that day

The land shadowed
The Earth evil,
Those who sow seeds of his travail
Why be guilty?

Our Father ate the meat
Of our Lord,
Bright Father
Regal King of all.

For your whole self, savior
Protecting your holy cause
Bright Father
Celebrate resurrection

For your whole self, savior
Protecting your holy cause
Bright Father
Celebrate that day

Tearful, Tearful,
Being away from our Lord

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