Updated: Sep 13, 2019
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Welcome to the Killer Queen winter playlist, curated by us for you.
As the winter chill descends on the southern hemisphere and the winter solstice edges closer like a beacon on the horizon, its a time to embrace slowing down and reconnecting with our feminine power and energy.
For most, the arrival of winter is more than a temperature drop. An ethereal shift in the winds, the blanket of darkness that decends thanks to shorter days — whatever marks the change of the season, the collective gearing up for Winter is here. To celebrate the coldest and most hauntingly powerful time of year, we’ve put together a collection of songs that conjure up the power of the night and pay homage to the witchy sirens who so perfectly capture this mystic season. It's a heady brew of old psych favourites, mystical hymns, dark, wailing folk and haunting, mesmerizing noir-ish soundscsapes. From the queens of them all- Stevie Nicks and Patti Smith- driving things along with their power; auditory goddesses St Vincent and PJ Harvey, hauntingly beautiful electronic perfection from Goldfrapp, Bjork and Ladytron, and more contemporary additions to the coven (Lorde), this playlist is sure to conjure up the spirits. Songs for all you witch queens, perfect for all the times when you may be lounging by a fire, bathing under the stars or preparing to celebrate the winter equinox. It's a perfect time to invoke some magical, feminine imagery to reassert your power and confidence, reclaim pride in being an independent woman, and assert control of your agency. So prepare to soak up the power from the long night, smudge on some blackest of black eyeliner and listen to this killer list of tunes that invokes the magic of sacred feminine ancestry.
Get witchy, revel in the power of song and hit play.