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Despite being a complete horror nerd, I do have some distinctly non-menacing interests, one of them being traditional music and dances.  And, as such, I have a very, very soft spot for sea shanties, which (Google has just told me) you have doubtlessly heard if you’ve played Assassin’s Creed 4.

So, the other day I happened across this variant of Drunken Sailor, which (as you might imagine) I’ve listened to 30 or 40 times now.

And then I found the source: The Curious Sea Shanties of Innsmouth, a collection of the oddly and OH MY GOD.  Click the previews–I’m most partial to Undying Ladies, which those in the know will recognize as a variant of Spanish Ladies.

Only $15…will I have the patience to request it for Christmas, or will I break down and buy it?  Is there any way I can get the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society to hire me?  Only time will tell.

The Cultist

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