Marie Laveau

Album: Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Marie Laveau (1794 –1881) was a Louisiana Creole practitioner of Voodoo. Renowned as the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, both she and her daughter, Marie Laveau II, (1827 - c. 1895) had a great influence over their multiracial following.
  • Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen told Scotty Mars of The Scotty Mars Show, which airs on the Live 105 radio station in Halifax, Canada.

    "I've always been very interested in the spiritual world and all those kinds of things. Also dark, spiritual things… I guess it's just something that a lot of guys in the metal and rock scene are very into. I just remember very interested in it since I was a teenager, seeing a lot of horror movies, which I still do. But as I do believe in the spirit world, it is a very interesting world, because it has a very strong power. And the song 'Marie Laveau', it's not that much about her; it's more me trying to bring her back to life to use her spiritual powers to get in contact with my dead father."

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