Snow Ghosts are set to return with their fourth album, ‘The Fell’, due for release on the 24th of February via Houndstooth. The trio of Hannah Cartwright (Augustus Ghost, Masakichi), Ross Tones (Throwing Snow) and Oli Knowles (The Keep, Sex Swing) will present a collection of old folk songs that were never written – an album that conjures images of animals and ancient tales experienced within a future landscape.
They have shared the video album’s first single and accompanying visual, entitled ‘Curse’ – a violent storm of wrath; a song that explores the folklore of shapeshifting women and highlights historic misogyny that still exists.
Vocalist Hannah Cartwright comments:
“Curse reflects the folkloric trope of witch to hare metamorphosis. It is the furious revenge of the hunted hare, exacted upon her tormentor.”
Vibrating sinister bass leads the way as Cartwright’s stark voice cuts right through the electronic turmoil. The track boils into fractious buzzing noises of distorted percussion and swirling synths under the hypnotic vocal lines. It’s interesting, dark, captivating and brilliant.
Check it out, here
Pre-order the album here.