Solace Six Feet Under
Looking somewhere to make a killing on your investments? Then death may be right up your alley.
Fredrik Hjelmquist, a Stockholm music & video equipment store owner, designed a coffin with speakers that would provide solace for grieving friends & relatives by allowing them to create a playlist for the deceased & update it online. ‘This is really rock ‘n’ roll, I think, but at the same time beautiful,’ he said. (© Ints Kalnins/Reuters)
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Now, I don’t want to shatter anyone’s illusions about the hereafter but I’m pretty sure that by making Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” the first tune your departed loved one hears is no guarantee that this will open any pearly gates. Equally true then, Uriah Heeps “Fires of Hell” will have little effect on their descent to the master of the dark underworld.
In fact, the only creature that may gain any benefit from music six feet under will be the subject of this little ditty sung by this Paul Stooky look-a-like of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, Robin Morgan.