Far From Any Road by The Handsome Family Lyrics Meaning – Unraveling the Haunting Wilderness of Desire

In the universe of folk music, few songs manage to evoke the eerie beauty of the untamed wild like ‘Far From Any Road’ by The Handsome Family. The song, which gained a swell of new listeners after being featured as the theme for HBO’s ‘True Detective,’ is layered with imagery that feels both deeply personal and universal, a quality that ribs the soul of anyone who presses play.