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"Marla" itself is actually a song written by Droste's great aunt, a failed musician. As he explained in an interview with Pitchfork Media:

“ Well, the whole "Marla" story of my great aunt being this failed musician that dies at an early age in the 1940s was, basically, I got this CD a few years ago from the last remaining sibling of hers, who had finally decided to transfer this stuff to disc. For me, this was the one song. Much… read more

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  • 'Marla... the little scratch on the roof of your mouth that would heal if only you could stop tonguing it, but you can't.' = Fight Club.
  • reminds me of a mischievous green dude with no christmas spirit
  • Kinda reminds me of Donnie Darko.
  • Makes me think of the board game 'Clue' every time. A lovely, haunting tune.
  • 'tonight's the night...'
  • this song is simultaneously creepy and beautiful! the magic of grizzly bear ..<3
  • like listening to Edgar Allen Poe's theme song [2] so with you on that, damn
  • Nice Dexter outro

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