This is the heart-breaking tale of an old man and an orphan, finding and supporting one another through their loneliness. This is finely-balanced, sorrowful storytelling with a tragic ending. The song is accompanied by a well-realised animated video that draws us into the characters’ lives. ‘The Swamp’ is the first single from Rosa Tu’s forthcoming album, ‘Drink All the Wine’, due for release in August 2020. The New York-based artist’s songs are an introspective blend of folk and pop influences.