Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. Gravity's Rainbow is the ninth studio album and tenth album overall by American singer Pat Benatar. It was released in on Chrysalis Records.
The album is named after, though bears little other relation to, the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. It peaked at No.
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Gravity's Rainbow takes these sentiments to their extreme in its highly pessimistic culmination of World War II. The novel is regarded by many scholars as the greatest American novel published after the end of the Second World War,  and Disconnected - Pat Benatar - Gravitys Rainbow "often considered as the postmodern novelredefining both postmodernism and the novel in general".
Though the book won the National Book Award for Pynchon chose neither to accept nor acknowledge this award. Thomas Guinzberg of the Viking Press suggested that the comedian "Professor" Irwin Corey accept the award on his behalf. Pynchon agreed, which led to one of the most unusual acceptance speeches of all time,  complete with a streaker crossing the stage in the middle of Corey's musings. Gravity's Rainbow was translated into German by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinekand some critics think that it has had a large influence on Jelinek's own writing.
Some unfinished footage is included in Bramkamp's film. The film Impolex by Alex Ross Perry is loosely inspired by Gravity's Rainbowthe title referring to the fictional polymer Imipolex G used to condition Slothrop in the novel. The lyrics were written by me as an imitation of Thomas Pynchon's parodies Grenada - Emile PrudHomme - Mimild fait du genre his book Gravity's Rainbow.
He had parodied limericks and poems of kind of all-American, obsessive, cult of personality ideas like Horatio Alger and "You're 1, there's nobody else like you" kind of poems that were very funny and very clever. The novel inspired the song "Gravity's Angel" by Laurie Anderson.
In her autobiographical performance The End of the MoonAnderson said she once contacted Pynchon Disconnected - Pat Benatar - Gravitys Rainbow permission to adapt Gravity's Rainbow as an opera.
Pynchon replied that he would allow her to do so only if the opera was written for a single instrument: the banjo. Anderson said she took that as a polite "no. The use of the texts was cleared with Lullaby - Pierrick Pédron - Kubics Cure agent. American progressive rock group Coheed and Cambria 's song "Gravity's Union", from their science fiction concept album The Afterman: Descensionis named in honor of the novel.
Canadian experimental rock group Rei dos Leitoes's song "Silent on the Island" incorporates themes from Gravity's Rainbow in its second and Disconnected - Pat Benatar - Gravitys Rainbow Verse passages. David Lowery of the American alternative rock group Camper Van Beethoven 's cites Gravity's Rainbow as an inspiration for the song "All her favorite fruit".
Produced by Roy Wood. The piece includes palm trees, shoes, stuffed toys, a lemon meringue pie, Richard Nixon, Sigmund Freudan iron toad wired to an electric battery, a dominatrixand other images from the novel. The series had a successful reception at New York's Whitney Biennial event, and was described "as a Disconnected - Pat Benatar - Gravitys Rainbow de force of sketching and concept" Abbe A character in the film Knives Out Disconnected - Pat Benatar - Gravitys Rainbow Gravity's Rainbow before admitting that he hadn't read it and only name dropped it to give himself gravitas.
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