BSG - Kara Thrace/Lee Adama - Desire on Repeat
Fandom: Sci-Fi's Battlestar Galactica
Subject: Kara Thrace/Lee Adama
Title: Desire on Repeat
Warnings: Spoilers through the finale. There's lots of innuendo, sex references and cursing in one or more of the tracks. I don't monitor that kind of thing since it doesn't bother me. Also it's highly likely that I'll curse at some point in the the commentary, too.
Features: Imogen Heap, Vedera, Poe, Deftones, Incubus and more.
I was working on a dark, depressing and full of angst mix when I decided I needed a break from it. Much thanks goes to callmeonetrack 's delicious day 21 post at pilots_presents for inspiring this hot/sexy/UST/out-making/longing/desiring/s
And ummm *hint-hint-nudge-nudge* fic writers. I'm not so subtly hoping that this will provide you with a little bit of inspiration. Just Sayin'... ;)
Happy Holidays!! :)
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1. The Walk - Imogen Heap
This song always makes me think of the UST between Kara and Lee when they first meet after Kara and Zak have been together for a while. They both are trying to fight their attraction to each other - specifically Kara secretly wishing she'd met Lee first. It's all about the flirting, looking, but not touching and how hard it is for them to control their desires around each other, especially after what happened that first night.
Inside out, upside-down twisting beside myself,
Stop that now, 'cause you and I were never meant to be
I think you better leave; it's not safe in here,
I feel a weakness coming on.
It's not meant to be like this, not what I planned at all,
I don't want to feel like this, yeah,
No it's not meant to be like this, not what I planned at all,
I don't want to feel like this, so that makes it all your fault.
Lee gets Kara. He just intuitively understands her on a completely different level than Zak does. And he secretly gets a twisted kind of pleasure out of knowing she's only ever completely herself around him. At the same time, this drives him nuts too because he can't do anything about it - or at least he's trying his hardest not to do anything about it.
2. Secret Smile - Semisonic
Nobody knows it but you've got a secret smile
And you use it only for me
So use it and prove it
Remove this whirling sadness
I'm losing, I'm bluesing
But you can save me from madness
3. Can't Stop - MoZella
Kara can't stop herself thinking about Lee despite her being with whoever... (Zak, Sam, fling of the moment)
I'm loosing sleep, over you
And I don't know what, I've got myself into
You just have something that I need
I can't put my finger on it
You can't put yours on me
You have everything I could ever want
You have everything I could ever want
You speak to my soul like you've known it before
And I just can't stop
4. Addicted - Kelly Clarkson
They're each others drug, it's why they always come back for more despite everything. Plus this song is just sexy sounding as hell. :)
It's like I can't breathe
Without you inside of me
And I know I let you have all the power
And I realize I'm never gonna quit you over time
5. Deathblow - Deftones
When they're in the same room these two make each other forget about their pasts demons, present lovers, everything. They are just completely absorbed in each other.
As soon as you came in is when I believe we both crashed course6. Here in My Room - Incubus
And the ropes hang to keep us all awake and I should have known
It only takes one break of your pose to get off
And to save our place home with you all
That's all it takes
The song reminds me a lot of Colonial Day/Kobol's...Pt 1. The song is very sexy sounding but also creepy at the same time, which is why I think the lyrics fit both Lee being floored by Kara at the party and then her eventually sleeping with Baltar in order to get rid of her pent up frustration. Unfortunately for both Kara and Lee the first willing participant was creepy Baltar. Luckily for us she was imagining it was Lee there the whole time. heh And yeah... I'm sorry but Lee was just a dumb-ass leaving her there - seriously!
This party is old and uninviting
Participants all in black and white
You enter in fullblown technicolor
Nothing is the same after tonight
If the world would fall apart
In a fiction worthy wind
I wouldn't change a thing
Now that you're here
Yeah, love is a verb here in my room
Here in my room, here in my room
7. Fingertips - POE
Poe with her sultry voice and music is the queen of sexy songs and lyrics (Angry Johnny, Junkie, etc) but this one is just plain hot. :) It's pretty much self-explanatory, but for me especially makes me think of Kara fantasizing about Lee's hands all over her. Yummmm!
Sometimes I feel it burning
That deep & primal yearning
I feel it burn, burn, burning
I try to live without it
But then I think about those fingertips,
Those fingertips, those fingertips
Anyone will do, anyone will do
Anyone will do, anyone will do
Could be you
8. Summer Skin - Death Cab for Cutie
I just LOVE this song! It has a deeply personal meaning to me separate from pilots, but the song also makes me think a lot of Kara and Lee's night together on New Caprica. It's sweet and sexy and sad all at once.
On the night you left, I came over
And we peeled the freckles from our shoulders
Our brand new coats were so flushed and pink
And I knew your heart I couldn't win
Because the season's change was a conduit
And we'd left our love in our summer skin
9. Desire on Repeat - Vedera
This is a sweet and sexy love song. This song makes me think about how these two just keep repeating the same thing over and over and keep coming back to each other. Kara especially seems to feed off the messiness of it all while neither of them can deny the effect they have on each other.
and this black romance is so enticing10. Criminal - Fiona Apple
this desire is worth the fighting
but is it worth deciding that i am just like you
and it keeps repeating
and we keep believing
disrupt the part of me that needs some space
repeat that look i see in your face
remind me of truth, remind me of the reason for existing
I'm assuming most (if not all) long-time K/L shippers probably already have this song. I was going to include this in my Unfinished Business mix (here), but I figured it has already been used a billion times. However, I decided to include it in this mix simply because it's just an outright sexy/naughty sounding song and it fit's what Kara did to Lee so well.
I've been a bad bad girl11. Slept So Long - Jay Gordon
I've been careless with my delicate man
And its a sad sad world
When a girl will break a boy
Just because she can
Don't you tell me to deny it
I've done wrong and I want to
Suffer for my sins
Hope you guys don't find this song too angry. Personally I find the angry tinge to the song very hot. Sort of like Lee in Unfinished Business. More specifically the scene where Kara is taunting Lee as she's throwing in her tags and they're all up in each others personal space. whoo, yeah.... *fans self* That's exactly what this song makes me think of.
Did you think it's cool
To walk right up
And take my life
And fuck it up
Well did you?
I see hell in your eyes
Taken in by surprise
Touching you makes me feel alive
Touching you makes me die inside
12. Dirrty (No Rap Edit) - Christina Aguilera
Hot and dirty song. I have to admit the official music video is a big part of why I relate this song to boxing and therefore it makes me think of Kara's need to piss Lee off in Unfinished Business. She gets a kind of pleasure from knowing she can still get to Lee and the fighting is just another kind of foreplay for the pilots.
Oh, I'm overdue
Give me some room
I'm coming through
Paid my dues
In the mood
Me and the girls gonna shake the room
DJ's spinning (show your hands)
Let's get dirrty (that's my jam)
I need that, uh, to get me off
Sweat until my clothes come off
Love this sensual song. Many Portishead songs fit them well, but I especially like this one for them and for this mix. I know many people didn't like pilots sneaking around, especially because they were both cheating on their spouses, but the hot making out in the raptor just gets to me every time. There's all this pent up desire in that one little moment. This song makes me think of that time between them.
13. Over - Portishead
I can't hold this day
To tread this fantasy, openly
What have I done
Ooh this uncertainty, is taking me over
14. Toxic - Yael Naïm (Britney Spears Cover)
I love this version of this song. It gives it an almost creepy and desperate feel to it, but at the same time still sounds hot. Again this one is similar to "Addicted" in that they are like each others drug.
There's no escape
I can't wait
I need a hit
Baby, give me it
I'm loving it
Can't come down
Losing my head
Spinning 'round and 'round
Do you feel me now?
15. #1 Crush - Garbage
Thought I'd end this with one of the sexiest sounding songs of all time in my opinion. At the same time it's equally painful and angsty - which fits our pilots nicely. The lyrics actually remind me of many pilot moments throughout the series. Kara praying for Lee when she thinks he's dead. Lee telling Kara he doesn't care about anything but him and her. Lee's quite pain over Kara's death.
I will pray for you
I will pray for you
I will sell my soul for something pure and true
For Someone like you
See your face every place that I walk in
Hear your voice every time I am talking
You will believe in me
And I will never be ignored
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