The Curious Tale of Esben and the Witch and Their Manson Mug Shots







Before Esben and the Witch was Matador-labeled and scaring the shit out of us, it was a Danish fairy tale that, we have no doubt, has likely scarred (and scared) generations of Danish children. "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark" might have something to do with the gradual decaying of the faces in this music video, a music video which begins as harmless singing close-ups, like Alanis Morissette's "Head Over Feet," before taking the expressway to bloodsville and coming out--cracked glasses, busted eye--looking like Manson clan mug shots. Haunted, funereal, held together by the claustrophobia of the soundscape and the girl-down-a-well vocals, Esben and the Witch's "Marching Song" is out 10/12 via Matador Records. [via MBV]

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The Curious Tale of Esben and the Witch and Their Manson Mug Shots