Adam WarRock Kicks Off GAME OF THRONES Week: Kingslayer Rap
by Lucas Siegel, Newsarama Editor
Date: 22 April 2013 Time: 09:59 AM ET
"The breakdown is 3 serious songs, and 2 stupid songs. And oh lordy, how the stupid songs are stupid." He hinted to Newsarama that we should especially anticipate a song coming late in the week. "Just wait for the song on Thursday. Just wait." For some reason, our minds drift to Hodor, but we'll see. Kicking things off is a song about everyone's favorite Lion, Jamie Lanister. Titled "Kingslayer," the song spins off one very memorable quote from the show, where Jamie talks about exactly how that death of a king went down. WarRock had this to say about the character. "Jaime Lannister has always been my favorite character in the show, even moreso since he’s been captured by the North and slowly descended into disrepair (to various degrees). I don’t know what that says about me as a person, that my favorite character is an incestuous, murderous, arrogant dude. But hey, GoT does that to you, right? "It’s always fascinating for me to see a character so defined by self-loathing, despite the fact that he kinda has everything going for him. He’ll never be good enough for his father, he’ll never be able to be with his sister, and he’ll never overcome this idea that he was the kingslayer, even though none of us will ever know if he did it for glory, out of fear, or for whatever reason." Listen to the first track below [click here to download the mp3], and check back all week for updates - and don't forget to come back Thursday. Got a comment? There's lots of conversation on Newsarama's FACEBOOK and TWITTER!