#17 From the Twitter archives, part 3: Decade of Disillusion
The ‘79 poetic.
In its latter half the 70s turned into the Decade of Disillusion. And ‘79 was probably peak disillusion: Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures, Alien. These two share a sensibility that could be called ‘Schopenhauerian Gothic’. It’s not mainstream goth, which is morbid yet romantic.
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