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This song was inspired by the 1963 Italian horror film "Black Sabbath" directed by Mario Bava. Specifically, the segment titled "The Wurdalak" starring Boris Karloff.

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He rides a dark horse
Crosses burned in its sides
He rides hooded in the dead of night
And I call to him, I call to the night
And the wind in the trees
Calls to me "Salvation......Salvation......"
And I feel him breathe into me resurrection
He rides a dark horse
He doesn't live and he does not die
He rides shameless through this mountain side
And I call to him, I call to the night.........

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from "Dark Horse/ La Vengenista" single, released November 18, 2012

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The Long Wives Los Angeles, California

The Long Wives is the solo project of Brandy St. John.

"St. John spins haunting yarns, each woven simply with a guitar, piano and her throaty, impassioned voice. She makes beauty like you wouldn't believe." -Mishka

"Brandy's tender 'songs about death and love, and the death of love' bristle with a striking clarity. Songs to love without condition." -Dots and Dashes
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