Rose McDowall | Magick, Sorrow, and Strength

The Melt Podcast
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Rose McDowall | Magick, Sorrow, and Strength

I speak with Scottish musician Rose McDowall who has collaborated musically with the likes of COIL, Current 93, Nurse With Wound, Psychic TV, and Boyd Rice. She is probably most famous in the mainstream for her band Strawberry Switchblade in the 80s. She joined me to talk about such things as her tumultuous childhood in Glasgow, her colorful musical career, tripping with John Balance, and various esoterica.

The songs in order are:

Forever– Rose McDowall & Shawn Pinchbeck

A Sad Sadness Song– Current 93

Christmas Is Drawing Near- COIL

Our Twisted Love– Rose McDowall

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