The big night is almost here! We’ve been prepping for Halloween by watching Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween Town, and Frankenweenie on repeat, brushing up on our Sanderson Sisters knowledge, and ranking our favorite Disney Halloween costumes. And yet, everyone knows all one really needs to get into a creepy-crawling-spooky-haunting mood are the songs of the season.
Lisboa… There are sweet haunted songs whispered in the ears of her doorways and windows… It echoes across the strumming of the guitarra playing the mournful cries in the dance of the ancient fado rhythm… xo
"The Skye Boat Song" is a Scottish folk song, which can be played as a waltz, recalling the escape of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Uist to the Isle of Skye after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.