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Simone Ubaldi Joined: 9th December 2010
Last seen: 21st March 2013

Alex Watts & The Foreign Tongue : This Haunting

Co-written by Mick Thomas, This Haunting is a jaunty rock song sung from the perspective of an elderly woman who feels haunted by the ghost of her dead husband. The tune is rough and peppered with horns, a blaring and sloppy afternoon pub music sound that is incongruous with the narrative. Way too blokey and casual a tone for a song about poltergeists and mariticide.