I know that on Monday I promised you no vampires, but I never said I wouldn’t come close. It’s Goth time!
Given that I’ve been drawn to dark themes since my first Halloween coloring book, it was only a matter of time till that included music, too.
Like a lot of people my age, I began with The Cure, and I’ll be forever grateful to the aunt who accidentally bought me an import album full of obscure tracks because it was the only thing by The Cure she could find at the store:
I was in eighth grade when this one came out, and I drove my family crazy listening to it.
Fifteen years later, I was still playing the same song all the time—just this one.
And then there’s this—I’m a sucker for a Poe reference or seventeen:
And as a parting gift:
Next time: The Highlander takes a stab at romance. Yes, even things on Mars can see what I did there.