Monday, October 30, 2023

Charming Disaster - "Cherry Red"

Can it really be Halloween without a new song from Charming Disaster? The goth-folk duo just released the single "Cherry Red." We've become accustomed to their dark and moody sound, but "Cherry Red" seems to kick up the atmospheric vibes up even more. The song features Don Godwin on drums and bass and Kate Wakefield of Lung (who we haven't listened to in far too long), and just builds and builds with the most delightful sense of dread imaginable. If you're the type of person that finds the macabre fun and intriguing, you're going to adore "Cherry Red." This new song fits perfectly in with Charming Disaster's entire catalog, and may just be one of their finest yet.

Charming Disaster say of their new single:

"This song is a ghost story about a haunted house…or possibly a cautionary tale about carbon monoxide poisoning, whose symptoms (disturbing hallucinations, waking nightmares, a feeling of dread) are very similar to the classic signs of a haunted house. But who (or what) caused that furnace leak—was it a ghost? And what caused that ghost’s death—was it carbon monoxide poisoning?"

You can listen to "Cherry Red" below. The song is available now via Bandcamp. For more on Charming Disaster, check out the band's website.

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