Sometimes, rarely, every now and then, an utterly absurd thing drifts across your plane of vision, but few things are as absurd, demented, bizarre and just plain mad as Crystal Swing.
Will I admit something?
I still think these people are joking. There, I’ve said it. I think Crystal Swing is a huge piss-take, and I have to admire them for it. But I also think they’ve made a profound artistic statement.
Let’s be straight. How many families would adapt to reality by defining a new artistic trope of brother and sister having the hots for each other while a demented mother looks on, with everyone singing along to some derivative country ‘n’ western shite?
It’s a challenging and difficult body of output.
Here are two of their seminal works, Tequila and Eclipse. Please study them and share your response.