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HIM’s Ville Valo Says These Are the Ten Best Obscure Goth Songs from the ’90s

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Did you know that today, May 22, is World Goth Day? I sure didn’t! But it is! And to celebrate… wait… do goths celebrate? That doesn’t seem very goth. What do goths do? Ah! I got it. Okay. Take two:

Did you know that today, May 22, is World Goth Day? I sure didn’t! But it is! And to mope extra super-duper sadly, loudersound.com has enlisted Ville Valo, frontman for HIM and People‘s 2003 Sexiest Goth Alive, to list the Ten Best Obscure Goth Songs from the ’90s. And Valo’s picks are, indeed, obscure. There isn’t a single song from The Crow soundtrack on here!

Ville Viti Vinci’s picks are below. Head over to loudersound.com to read his explanations for each of his choices. And have a very unpleasant and sad World Goth Day!!!

The Merry Thoughts – “Chant”

Killing Miranda – “Touched by Jesus”

Rosetta Stone – “Shadow”

Inkubus Sukkubus – “Intercourse with a Vampyre”

Vendemmian – “Don’t Fall”

Suspiria – “Allegedly, Dancefloor Tragedy”

Clan of Xymox – “Jasmine and Rose”

Star Industry – “Nineties”

Midnight Configuration – “Sinister Sinister”

One – “Mercy Mile”

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