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Song by Song

Jun 2, 2021

Carrollian scholar Justine Houyaux rejoins Sam & Martin to look at the eponymous opening track for our 19th season, Alice. We chat about the sorrow and violence in the song, the lyrical density and the overlap between the writing of Waits and Carroll, as well as other adaptations of the Alice stories.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Alice, Alice, Tom Waits (2002)
Clips from Alice (Neco z Alenky), dir. Jan Svankmajer (1988)

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