ON AN ON :: "Ghosts"

"There are spirits coming," confesses the first lyrics of ON AN ON's stunning long form single, "Ghosts." Comprised of down stroke guitars, a shabby progression that screams a certain resignment, and a tightly rolling snare, "Ghosts" possesses some of the same end-of-the-world aesthetics that make the Pixies' "Where Is My Mind?" such a charming apocalypse. This song, however, is not so tidy, evolving into a haunting duet between male and female vocals before a final, distended movement, a nearly two minute outro that ends in a sighing collapse. This is supposed perfection for a song full of promises like, "I'll never forget you," a little test of infinity's boundaries: the five minute pop song.

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