The Sunderland Wreck

March 27th, 2012 | music

“The Sunderland Wreck,” by Moongazing Hare is a sort of ghostly, deconstructed, folk music, echoing out of Denmark but really sounding to me like a Northern European answer to the likes of Scott Tuma and his strange, doomy alternate-world country drones. It’s beautiful, if somewhat chilly and alienated — sometimes it sounds like you’re in a field, sometimes it sounds like you’re on a patch of remote wasteground surrounded by bent and wrecked cars with grass growing through the tears in the tin and the only other human in fifty miles is laying face down dead in the shallow oily puddle at your feet and —

Well. Have a listen.


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