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reblogged your photoset “Les Mis Modern Aesthetic,…”
❤ ❤ somehow it gave me the mental image/headcanon of jehan as a busker – playing the harp or lyre or something like that – around sunset near the river, sitting on a little rug and smiling to everyone that passes by ahhh
OMGGGGG. YES. YES, I COULD TOTALLY SEE THAT. I’d actually been looking for a picture of a wooden flute to put in there (because he canonically plays the flute), but I couldn’t find one I liked. But YES, I love this idea so much. And he’d take requests, I’m sure, from everyone who comes down to hang out by the river, be they couples or families or groups of friends. And his taste in music is as eclectic as his wardrobe, so no one’s been been able to stump him with a request yet. Whether it’s the Reading Rainbow theme song, Jupiter from The Planets, Seasons of Love from Rent, or something from Led Zeppelin (and you haven’t lived until you’ve heard him play Stairway to Heaven on the harp), he seems to know every song there is to know and he takes great pride in being able to pleasantly surprise people by knowing their favorite song.
People do research trying to stump him. They bet him that he won’t know the song they’re asking for and he makes a pretty penny on the side from the action – though he’s as likely to bet you a flower crown as he is real money, especially if you’re a kid. To this day, only one person has been able to stump him with a request and it was a three year old girl asking for the theme song to Dora the Explorer and he felt so awful that he didn’t know it that he ended up frantically calling around to his friends to ask if anyone could find him sheet music.
Feuilly went him one better. He showed up with his guitar and played it himself. The little girl was delighted and now once every few weeks, Feuilly joins him at the river and they play duets. ^_^