Daily Download: "Giving Up," Windsor for the Derby

Beautiful, ghostly new music from Windsor for the Derby


Salon Staff
August 23, 2005 6:40PM (UTC)

A couple of tracks from Windsor for the Derby's desolate, beautiful new record, "Giving Up the Ghost": The creepily uninflected "Empathy for People Unknown" is a kind of dance music for the damned and hopeless, or perhaps just the brainwashed. "Giving Up" opens as a nice but unexceptional acoustic ballad, but then layers of subtle but increasingly disturbing sounds begin to accumulate around the song, as if the ghosts of the title are not going to be given up so easily.


Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••





Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •