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Others say that Seress wrote his own lyric, about war and apocalypse, then Javor later changed it to a heartbreak ballad. The urban legend appears glloomy be, for the most part, simply an embellishment of the high number of Hungarian suicides that occurred in the decade when the song was composed due to other factors such as famine and povertyas well as the rise of Nazi Germany 's influence in Europe.
Press reports in the s associated glloomy least 19 suicides, both in Hungary and the United States, with "Gloomy Sunday",    but most of the deaths supposedly linked to it are difficult to verify.
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Romance In The Dark. Write a customer review. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Subscribe to our Newsletter! Lewis's lyrics referred to suicideand the record label described it as the "Hungarian Suicide Song".
No studies have drawn a clear link between the song and suicide. February 27, Release Date: The basis of Seress's lyrics is a reproach to the injustices of man, with a prayer to God to have mercy on the modern world and the people who perpetrate evil. Discography Awards and nominations. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Lewis and was recorded the same year by Paul Sundajwith lyrics by Desmond Carter.
The song inspired the movie The Kovak Boxin which a writer is trapped on the island of Mallorca with people who are injected with a microchip that causes them to commit suicide when they hear "Gloomy Sunday".
Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Lewis and British theater lyricist Desmond Carter each wrote an English translation of the song. Seress once wrote of his conflicted emotions towards his morbid masterpiece: Holixay Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.
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Add to MP3 Cart. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In Januaryabout 35 years after writing the song, its composer did commit suicide. Don't Explain Don't Explain. We'll have things fixed soon. Despite conflicting reports, the song was never officially banned in the U.
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There is a recurring urban legend which claims that many people have committed suicide while listening to this song. Add gift card or promotion code. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. God Bless The Child.
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