Stigmata Martyr

by Shadow Windhawk

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A re-imagined, horror rock version of the 1980 classic, "Stigmata Martyr" from seminal post-punk band, Bauhaus. This tune famously appeared in the 1988 cult horror classic, "Night of the Demons".

Recorded completely solo in the studio in October 2015 by Shadow Windhawk, with Brucifer on drums.

You can find this track in physical format on Digital and LE vinyl from HorrorHound Records this September, on the all-new compilation album, "It's Only A Movie". The new album comes in two 12" vinyl variants ("Soda Pop" and "Popcorn") and features cover songs from famous horror films by prominent horror rock and psychobilly bands such as, Argyle Goolsby and the Roving Midnight, The Big Bad, Psycho Charger, The Creepshow and Stellar Corpses, among many others.

lyrics

"Stigmata Martyr" - by Bauhaus
(Night of the Demons Soundtrack, 1988)

Lyrics by Peter Murphy

In a crucifixation ecstasy
Lying cross chequed in agony
Stigmata bleed continuously
Holes in head, hands, feet and weep for me

Stigmata, oh, you sordid sight
Stigmata in your splintered plight
Look to your crimson orifice
In holy remembrance, in scarlet bliss

Stigmata martyr
Stigmata martyr
Stigmata martyr

In nomine et patri, et filii, et spiritus sanctum
In nomine et patri, et filii, et spiritius sanctum
In nomine et patri, et filii, et spiritius sanctum
In nomine et patri, et filii, et spiritius sanctum

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released October 6, 2015
Vocals, Bass and Guitars: Shadow Windhawk
Drums, Recording and Mixing: Brucifer
Original Music by Bauhaus. Lyrics by Peter Murphy.

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Shadow Windhawk New York, New York

Shadow Windhawk is an independent horror rock musician who resides in Queens, NY. SW's music has appeared in publications all over the world, including Rue Morgue Magazine (CA), HorrorHound (USA), Dread Central (USA), Devolution Magazine (UK) and SLAM (Austria). ... more

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