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Canterlot Calling by sgolem Canterlot Calling by sgolem
Track List:

1. Canterlot Calling
2. Brand New Chariot
3. Mr. Cake Bake
4. Friendship
5. Luna Can't Fail
6. Dragon Bombs
7. The Right Pony
8. Lost in Ponyville
9. Friendoff
10. Guns of Fillydelphia
11. Winter Wrap-up
12. Sharing Kindness
13. Hay Smoothie
14. The Great Trixie
15. Friendship Rock
16. Four Ponies
17. I'm Not Parasprite
18. Jr. Speedsters
19. Mane in Vain


I've been seeing a lot of pics of ponies playing guitar. I love the idea. I don't want to and probably can't top the fantastic art other people have done already, but it inspired me to do this. It'll let me get my funk on while making a tribute to a fantastic album.

I see Dash as a metal head. On the other had, I feel like there had to be some point in her life where she went through a punk (inb4 London Calling isn't punk) phase.

I would like to thank my bronies on /co/ for this one. I had some great feedback that actually allowed me to make this like 20% better in 10 seconds flat.

Any critique is always welcome, as usual.

EDIT: Forgot to mention... This is a reference to this album:
[link]
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AndytheB-Artist Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Interesting that you use London Calling, because I actually compare Lauren Faust's career to that of The Clash. Of course, I'm also saying that her and Craig McCracken are comparable to Mick Jones and Joe Strummer. The Powerpuff Girls is the equivalent to that first album, straightfoward in terms of kids shows, and yet there was already experimentation in personalities of different girls. Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is like Give 'em enough Rope, for all of their merits, both are essentially holding patterns. However, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is the equivalent of Jones or Strummer making London Calling as a solo album, and that album still being just as awesome. Both Friendship is Magic and London Calling still have their respective roots, but branch out into far greater territory.

Consequently, my fear with "Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls" is that it will have the same problems as Sandinista! There will be so many different personalities that not all of them can get properly developed and more than half of them turn into paperweights (more or less).
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sgolem Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Wow.. Great read! I didn't think that far into it, I just loved the album. Thanks for sharing that!
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YTPDude Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Nice. You should make one for Mesmerize by System Of A Down.
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sgolem Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Want to do this one next. [link]

Mesmerize is a good album though.
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foxnightly2010 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student General Artist
Very cool hehe
Nice Work!
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sgolem Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
Thanks!
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Wandering-Dreams Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
I will say I do like the song itself (the one the cover is parodying), over all, I have to say, you really did excellently with this :)
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sgolem Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
Thank you! And, yes, London Calling is a brilliant song.
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MichaelSchenker2nd Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011
For some reason I always imgained the girls in an Iron Maiden esqe banned called "Iron Mare"
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sgolem Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011
I like where this is going.
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