Flashback Track: Billie Holiday’s Gloomy Sunday

Featured on our Whisper April Playlist (worth giving a listen to if you want to know what Whisper’s writers actually listen to of our own volition) Billie Holiday’s Gloomy Sunday is a track worth taking a look back in time at. To consider oneself a music aficionado, there are certain must haves in a music collection, certain aspects of knowledge one must be able to drop into a lull in conversation at a particularly terrible house party. The history of Gloomy Sunday is the perfectly-not-too-pretentious musical tidbit to share with that particular someone you’re trying to impress.

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