The Hex

RICHARD SWIFT

$17
Richard Swift believed in and sought real beauty. And so, even at its most caustic and sardonic, his masterpiece swan song The Hex is beautiful.
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NUTRITION FACTS
Release Type New Release
Color Black
Label Secretly Canadian
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
2018
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Richard Swift believed in and sought real beauty. And so, even at its most caustic and sardonic, his masterpiece swan song The Hex is beautiful. Conceived in pieces over the last several years and completed just the month before his passing, The Hex is the grand statement Swift acolytes have been a-wishin-and-a-hopin' for all these years. After a career of sticking some of his finest songs on EPs and 45s, here are all his powers coalescing into a single, long-player statement. At its core, The Hex is an aching call out into the void for Swift's mother ("Wendy") and his sister ("Sister Song") whom he lost in back-to-back years. You hear a man at his lowest and spiritually on his heels. The pain fueling Swift's cries of "She's never comin' back" on the absolutely gutting standout "Nancy" ...

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