‘Music to wake the living’ – The Undercover Soundtrack, Consuelo Roland

This week, Undercover Soundtrack day falls on Halloween – shiveringly close to Mexico’s El dia de los Muertos. And my guest has more than risen to the occasion with her award-winning literary novel The Good Cemetery Guide. It centres on a guitar-playing mortician’s son and she built his life and loved ones from  reggae, Texan ballads, traditional Mexican music, Phil Collins and Robbie Williams. You’ll grin like a ghoul when you see what she took from Meatloaf. She is essayist, poet and novelist Consuelo Roland and she’s on the Red Blog, sharing her Undercover Soundtrack.

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  1. #1 by Inion N. Mathair on November 3, 2012 - 10:25 am

    Funny enough feels like deja vu, having just seen this early tonight, on the “My Memories of the Future Life. Still great!

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