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To the ancient Greeks, they were hybrid creatures, part bird, sonb woman, who lured sailors to their death with the spell of their music. But it would be another two years before Buckley released the song. Buckley died in from a heroin overdose and remained a peripheral, cultish figure.
Ivo Watts-Russell, co-founder of the quintessentially indie label 4AD, counted the song among his favourites. Inhe was assembling a group of musicians under the name This Mortal Coil to record a single.
Fraser, a Scot, embellished the melody with melismas that seemed part-Caledonian folk, part-Middle Eastern ululation.
The B-side became an A-side, and went on to sell s a million copies. After which, the sirens lay largely dormant until the turn of the century when major figures began to pick up the song.Sexy Mature Pigeon Forge Women
His body was found six days later. For more in the series, and podcasts with clips of the songs, ft.
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