Misery Together

by Thinguma*jigsaw

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about

This album is a heartfelt celebration of the musical idiom "splatter-folk" and of the often dark beauty of suspense, sexuality, horror and death. Thinguma*jigSaw does not in any way endorse the grim atrocities sometimes described in these lyrics, and Thinguma*jigSaw does not in any way encourage you to engage in such activities yourself. These "folk songs of horror and dread" are best understood as contemporary versions of classic ghost stories or scary tales told around the campfire, and as homages to the films of John Carpenter, Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci and George Romero, and to the writing of Edgar Allan Poe, Roald Dahl, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Stephen King. But
everything is not for everybody. If you wouldn`t read short stories by
Edgar Allan Poe to your children, perhaps you wouldn`t want them to
hear this album either. And that`s perfectly fine.

credits

released 01 November 2012

Cat # DV45/did002

Thinguma*jigSaw is:

Martha Redivivus - musical saw, flute, melodica, ukulele, guitar,
kalimba, voice (Remain/Misery/Flowers/One Night/Derodidymus)
Seth H. Buncombe - banjo, voice, pretzel (Heirloom)

All music composed by Thinguma*jigSaw

Artwork by Martha Redivivus

- featuring:

Robert Jønnum - Timpani, Sound design(Dulce)
Jim Santo - Kalimba (A Prayer)
Brad Dourif - Recitation (You must suffer/A Prayer/Dulce) - monologues
written by S.H. Buncombe
Clodagh Simonds - Piano (Dulce)
Lasse Marhaug - Soundart (Dulce)
Knut Reiersrud - Weissenborn Slide Guitar (Dulce)
Niall Santo - ABC song (One Night Soon)

This album was recorded in The Kennel Studio, New York (by Jim Santo & James Pertusi), Dhulaigh studio, Dublin (by Nicky Coghlan) and in Crystal Canyon studio, Oslo (by Robert Jønnum) between 2008 and 2011. Final production and mastering by Robert Jønnum.

Our deepest thanks to Deserted Village, Robert Jønnum, the producers and to all the collaborators on this album. Special thanks to our families and to audiences and supporters throughout the years, and extra special thanks to Michael "Sport" Murphy.

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