beyonce sweet dreams

Monkey See, Monkey Do

You know how tattoo-averse parents tell their kids to avoid skin art because it’s permanent – and nobody in the year 2050 is going to remember Kat Von D or think it’s particularly cool to have the lyrics of Beyonce’s 2008 “Sweet Dreams” inked across one’s chest:

“Tattoo your name across my heart so it will remain/not even death can make us part.”

Well, turns out Beyonce might know what she’s singing about. How long a tattoo lasts depends upon multiple factors, such as location, type of ink, colors used and sun exposure, but they can definitely last a very, very long time.

The image above depicts ancient Egyptian tattoos found on a mummy, circa 1300 to 1070 BC, and documented by bioarchaeologist Anne Austin of Stanford University. They depict two seated baboons and a symbol of protection on the recipient’s neck.

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Thierry Mugler’s gold corset from the 1995 F/W Haute Couture collection used by Beyoncé in her 2009 video for “Sweet Dreams” is on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame museum as part of a fashion exhibit honoring the singer and her legendary career. 

“Beyonce won’t be eligible for induction into the Rock Hall until 2022, as a member of Destiny’s Child, or in 2027 as a solo artist, but as of Tuesday, her outfits will be the focus of a new fashion exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, taking over a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers”

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“Sweet Dreams” by Beyonce | Choreography by Yanis Marshall

at Millennium Dance Complex in LA

ft. Jade Chynoweth & Robert Green

Listen to the Playmoss playlist: To the Moon and Back (Inspired by UMFB&MHA) by MemoBookworm
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@kazliin ‘s wonderful Yuri on Ice fic Until My Feet Bleed and My Heart Aches has been absolutely ruining my life lately, so of course I had to make something for it. And given how integral music is to the fic this seemed appropriate! If you haven’t read UMFB I highly recommend you do so, it’s one of the best things I’ve ever read, fanfiction or otherwise.

Beneath the cut is the list of songs in my playlist with a brief explanation of why I chose it and whose perspective I feel it fits. 

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Beyoncé - Sweet Dreams (HD/720p)

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It was out of focus the whole time whoops 💁 •Sweet Dreams•
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