Somehow, you just know that there are going to be people out there who wonder why Scott Walker can’t continue making records full of songs like ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’ and ‘No Regrets.’
Granted, they may be more accessible than the work he has produced over the last thirty years. But with his new album Bish Bosch, he’s certainly continuing to pursue a vision of enquiry that is more radical than many of his contemporaries from the 1960s. Actually, more radical than many other musicians full stop.
This is the video for ‘Epizootics!’ the first track to do the rounds from Bish Bosch. It’s porbably best summed up by a comment on YouTube which says: ‘Brilliant music. Creepy, enigmatic visuals. I’d like to imagine David Lynch sees this today and says “Shit, I’ve got to step up my? game!” ‘