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Perversity, Desperation and Death: The Origins of Singapore Sling

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By Lindsay Krause Join us for a cinematic journey into the darkest corners of art and music, as we use lyrics from Singapore Sling to describe the depraved film from which the band took their name.  Released in 1990, their namesake is a surrealist-horror-film-noir pastiche by Greek art-house auteur Nikolaos Nikolaidis. It's a deranged festival of perversity, desperation and death, that revels in drawn out depictions of sex and torture, which leave the viewer feeling equally defiled and complicit. The tale follows a wounded detective in search of his long lost love. A typical premise for a romantic film noir, the plot takes a sadistic turn when he falls prey...

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