Tim Burton’s first live-action film “Hansel and Gretel”, Early Avid (Mac based non-linear editing). No, we’re just left with a whole bunch of speculation and dark, wry humor, leading up to a eerie whistle before the track closes out. Rise up and say something about it. Suicide – “Frankie Teardrop” from Suicide (1977; Red Star). If you’re the type who appreciates a night of horror films and gore-themed shock, Behemoth’s haunting music videos detail everything from birthing demons to angel cannibalism. And for us in the South, there are few better ways to prepare for Halloween than by cruising I-10, eastbound or westbound, in the early morning, at least a few hours before dawn, with something by Jandek playing at a low volume. In two improvised takes, Vega embodied the spirit of this desperate factory worker, releasing something primal from within him. We’re all under the thumb of those who control us. – JT, The Cure – “Lullaby” Frankie Teardrop – Scary Video Gets Respect. Privacy, CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: California Privacy Policy | California Collection Notice | Do Not Sell My Info. "Frankie Teardrop" is an epic song by Suicide from the band's acclaimed self-titled debut album, which was released in 1977. In his 2002 essay collection Songbook (also released under the title 31 Songs), he acknowledges that the track is "in all sorts of ways, an extraordinary piece of work," but he adds, "I have no use for it now." That’s how the YouTube cookie crumbles. Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. The screams are bright flashes of white light in a bleakly gray landscape. That doesn’t mean it isn’t somewhat disturbing, perhaps most so in RZA’s verse with its descriptions of eyes being sewed open and other tortures, as he tries to explain to a judge how he and the Gravediggaz have become murderous psychopaths. from The Second Annual Report (1977; Industrial), “Slug Bait” is a story-song in the same way that Michael Haneke’s Funny Games is a movie. (FT was an early (1978) non-commercial music-video I co-created.) If you have a pressing issue, it is better to email support. ), 2011-2012  Selected Works from the Contemporary Galleries: 1980-NOW At the story’s climax, Billy joins the gang in beating and raping a woman, before killing her at gunpoint. But the lack of a conclusion makes the narrative all the more creepier, leaving the listener with a very real sense of fear and curiosity. Vega — along with Martin Rev, his partner in sonic mayhem — was older than his CBGB peers. "Yes, I do."). When “Frankie Teardrop” was first screened in 1979 it almost could be guaranteed to clear the room, except in some hip underground precincts. It’s more like a loaded-bomb provocation, one that’ll make you question your appetite for extreme music. Stay up to date on the latest news, reviews, interviews and more. But I’m convinced that vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Genesis P-Orridge and TG weren’t trying to shock suburban middle-school moms and giggle about it later.