"Venus In Fear" as written by Stuart Anstis, Nicholas Andrew Barker, Dani Davey, Robin Mark Eaglestone, Gianpiero Guiseppe Piras and Keith Leslie Smith....

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"Venus in Fear" as written by Gianpiero Guiseppe Piras Dani Davey

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    General CommentJesus Christ...
    malleable__on June 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHoly shit.

    ...

    I don't even think I can even give this one another listen.

    Just...holy shit. o_o
    pearlwingedon April 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahahahahhahahahaha =]
    weirdos! love em.
    Sea_Of_Faces90on May 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe title is a play on the song 'Venus in Furs' by The Velvet Underground.
    samwaltonon September 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe title is a play on the classic Sacher-Masoch novella Venus In Furs. The Velvet Underground song was a direct tribute to the novella itself, which carries heavy themes of S&M. The title is a cruel double pun referencing that and Venus' historical connotation with goddesses of femininity and love. Fitting for the album that it's on.

    And Dani has a much more involved interest in overtly sexual, classical literature than anything to do with Lou Reed, just going by his track record.

    The song itself is okay. Their instrumentals can border on filler for me.
    rabbithowlon December 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDidn't know about the novella, thanx.
    samwaltonon January 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwhat the hell? sex moans?
    despiseXmeon September 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so great. The title is, indeed, a play on the Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (the term "masochism" is actually derived from his name, like the term "sadism" is from the Marquis de Sade's name) book Venus in Furs, which heavily features themes of female domination and sadism. The connection is obvious with the screaming of (presumably) one of Elizabeth's slaves and her moans of pleasure. The real Erzsebet likely did get a sexual thrill out of the horrific torture she inflicted.
    FaustusWildeon September 23, 2014   Link

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