urban explorers in the Paris catacombs et al. in Salle du Drapeau, Paris catacombs - between 2010 and 2019

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, pages 169–170:

A flooded tunnel leads towards a chamber.  Orange light on the water, washing and rocking although the water itself is still.  Cries come from through the doorway, and there is the sound of music: the Jam’s ‘Going Underground’, growing in volume, booming down the tunnel.  I smile in recognition at the music, bridge onto ledges on either side of the flooded tunnel, and reach the doorway.…   more >>

cite as

Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 169–170. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1660909707049 accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Salle du Drapeau, Paris catacombs


Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer

Listening to

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'Underground' (Ben Folds)
written by Ben Folds
performed by Ben Folds Five
'Going underground'
written by Paul Weller
performed by The Jam
'Underground' (David Bowie
written by David Bowie
performed by David Bowie

Experience Information

Date/Time between 2010 and 2019
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 19 Aug 2022 12:48:27 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:34:44 +0100