Hawa Recommends: “Black Swan” by Thom Yorke

Hawa Allan
Dec 30, 2017 · 1 min read
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West African style guitar + electro-melancholia = “Black Swan,” by Thom Yorke

From Radiohead front man’s 2006 solo album , “Black Swan” radiates warmth while suffusing the listener with sadness. The song captures gloom as well as an inclination to wrap myself in and be cosseted by it, as if gloom were a thick hand-knit blanket. Sadness is one thing, but to cocoon myself in it brings a sense of safety and, dare I say, pleasure.

Listen. Feel. Repeat.

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