Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads – a wonderfully bleak and melancholy reflection on love, hate and murder – an old invention, recently repopularised by the likes of Nick Cave.

What is a murder ballad? Well see here for starters:

So write me a murder ballad, make it dark and delicious, romantic and gruesome, passionate and murderous!

They met on the hill – dark, stormy and wet,
Shared a passionate kiss: they haven’t found her body yet…

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