March 14th, 2013


flight-hangman2-e1359645073697Listen and discover the extraordinary debut EP by The Flight, the exciting new music project by East London producers Joe Henson and Alexis Smith.

Watch their beautifully dark video for lead track ‘Hangman’, a modern re-telling of the folk song ‘Pretty Polly’. flight2-e1359645001104This song is a murder ballad, telling of a young woman tempted away from home into a the forest where she is killed and buried in a shallow grave.

The rest of the EP is written from the viewpoint of the murderer, from first meeting the young woman to rueful ghost after his execution.

‘Hangman’ features a very special secret guest vocalist…. Can you guess who it might be?


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