Richard Swift :: The Hex

Richard Swift was no stranger to singing about death. "Everyone knows when they're gonna die," he crooned, nearly a decade ago. Though absurdist comedy often obscured the fact, death loomed over many of Swift's best songs. In them, tombs were sealed up, ages came to an end, and people were left behind to cry in the wake of innumerable tragedies. I don't believe Swift knew when he was going to die, but clearly, he thought a lot about the fact that he would, like . . .

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