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*Singer/songwriter [[Björk]] was inspired by this book. See for example the music video to her song "[[Venus as a Boy]]".<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=A biography of Bjork with a reference to The Story of the Eye|deadurl=yes|archiveurl=|archivedate=2008-04-30|df=}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=|title=City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, CA}}</ref> Before [[The Sugarcubes]] and her solo material, Björk was the singer/flutist/songwriter in a band called [[Kukl (band)|Kukl]], their 1984 debut album "[[The Eye (KUKL album)|The Eye]]" is also a reference to ''Story of the Eye''.
*The band [[Of Montreal]] refers to this book in the lyrics of the song "The Past Is a Grotesque Animal": "I fell in love with the first cute girl that I met, Who could appreciate Georges Bataille, Standing at a Swedish festival discussing ''Story of the Eye'', Discussing ''Story of the Eye''.<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Website with lyrics to the song "The Past Is a Grotesque Animal". |accessdate=28 July 2012}}</ref>
*The character Céline reads it on a train in the opening scene of ''[[Before Sunrise]]'' (1995)
*The band [[Eyehategod]] recorded a song called "Story of the Eye" (later included on the album [[Southern Discomfort (Eyehategod album)|''Southern Discomfort'']]).
*The progressive rock band Seranati recorded the song "Simone" based on the book.<ref></ref>
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