Global Notes: The Legacy Of Gloomy Sunday

gloomy sunday sheet music
gloomy sunday sheet music

Global Notes: The Legacy Of Gloomy Sunday

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It’s said that music has the power to transform. But what if the transformation is death? Death by suicide?

On the latest installment of Global Notes with Morning Shift and Radio M host Tony Sarabia, we take a dive into a new album that features different versions of one song: a song that was said to have driven people to suicide when it was first released in 1933.

The song is Gloomy Sunday: The Hungarian Suicide Song. Piranha Records has issued a compilation that features not only the original recording but up to date versions from various global artists.

We get the story of the record’s release from Piranha’s Yusuf Sahilli.