I lost count of times I got goosebumps watching/listening to this... and how does that choir get that much power and projection while sitting down..?
There really is little cheer in this bleak and quite pointedly unflinching spaghetti western. But that's not to discount it in anyway, it follows it's own path and doesn't try to appease. A great find with a good scan from Arrow.
(I'm completely crazy about Scott Walker, so the added bonus of him singing the title track was wonderful..!)
P.S There's a terrifically shot sequency with Hossein eating supper with the enemy. Overseen by Sergio Leone, no less...