I find myself compelled to honor those individuals who contributed to Voltaire's new album, by anagramming dark, dark names for them. Hannah Thiem
= Nahemah Niht
Nahemah: name of the queen of all the succubi.
Niht: Old English word for "night."Franz Nicolay
= Czarno Finlay
Czarno: name derived from czarny
, the Polish word for "black."David J. Haskins
(legendary Bauhaus bassist)
= Daksha J. Isvind
Daksha: a goat-headed god in Hindu mythology.
Isvind: Norwegian for "ice wind."Mike "Daarken" Lim
(album cover artist)
= Mikail M. Draeken
Draeken: derived from the Norwegian and Swedish words for "dragon."Melora Creager
(of Rasputina, cello)
= Rámalócë Greer
Rámalócë: feminine Quenya (Elvish) name (pronounced rah-mah-loh-keh), meaning "winged dragon."
Greer: Scottish surname, meaning "watchful."