Later this week, the ever-prolific Mike Patton (Faith No More, Dead Cross, Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk, et al.) will treat his expanded score for last year's Netflix adaptation of the Stephen King's thriller 1922 to a proper physical release, via his very own Ipecac label. Ahead of the work's July 20th arrival, the avant-metal figurehead has shared "Dead Woman's Secrets," one of many nightmare-inducing selections heard in the film.
Don't let the composition's placid, nursery-friendly melodies fool you: Its fluffy, ambient undertones are but a warm-up for the hellish main event, an infernal three-ring circus of morose choir vocals, screeching violins and crackling record-player sound effects. In other words, "Dead Woman's Secrets" is the perfect musical backdrop for King's blood-spattered tale, which follows a disgruntled husband who murders his wife, only to be driven insane by his crime.