So bear with me on this because at first glance it sounds a tad simplistic but I think Audrey might be trapped in a jukebox. Yes, I know, I know but allow me to elaborate...
Regardless of where and in what state Audrey's physical form is, I think that somehow her consciousness is linked to her song and in the scenes with Charlie she is quite literally her song desperate to be played, but who are Billy, Tina, Chuck etc? I have a theory on that also, and how it might link to the larger tapestry of characters in the Roadhouse scenes; I found a link
to the playlist for the RR (scene of the original Audrey's dance) jukebox on Reddit (from Twin Peaks: An Access Guide to the Town) and spotted a handful of interesting names, particularly Billy
Joel and Tina
Turner (no Chuck Berry unfortunately) coincidence? Possibly and probably, however, I also noticed a little gem called Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top on there also...
So, this all seems pretty vague but ultimately my interpretation is that Audrey's tale along with a sizeable selection (though not all of) the Roadhouse scenes take place in this off-kilter and possibly Black Lodge adjacent netherworld for lost souls of Twin Peaks whose lives are tethered to the songs that mean (or meant) something to them, their memories and stories becoming jumbled up with the names of the artists and the stories from each other's songs (just take a look at the lyrics to Billy Joel's 'An Innocent Man'
in relation to the Audrey/Charlie dynamic)
Anyway, that's my personal theory in it's very embryonic stage, will do some more digging to see if it holds water... if anyone else spots music references in any of the Audrey/ Roadhouse scenes (no prizes for Should I Stay or Should I Go) or just wants to berate me for how ridiculous my theory is then please leave a reply.
Posted : 17/09/2017 9:08 am