The Sisters of Mercy
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqv59.jpg
1980
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/553d8166-27b0-49fe-b8e4-89a984e2c375
The Sisters of Mercy

Biography

The Sisters of Mercy are an English gothic rock/post-punk band, formed in 1977 in Leeds. After achieving early underground fame in UK, the band had their commercial breakthrough in mid-1980s and sustained it until the early 1990s, when they stopped ...

Read more


Biography

The Sisters of Mercy are an English gothic rock/post-punk band, formed in 1977 in Leeds. After achieving early underground fame in UK, the band had their commercial breakthrough in mid-1980s and sustained it until the early 1990s, when they stopped releasing new recorded output in protest against their record company. Currently, the band is a touring outfit only.

Go to Bio

The Sisters of Mercy Audio & Video


The Sisters of Mercy Tracks

Sort by

The Sisters of Mercy
Lucretia My Reflection
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Lucretia My Reflection
The Sisters of Mercy
Heartland
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Heartland
The Sisters of Mercy
Black Planet
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Black Planet
The Sisters of Mercy
Heartland (Radio 1 Kid Jensen Session, 6 Mar 1983)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Heartland (Radio 1 Kid Jensen Session, 6 Mar 1983)
The Sisters of Mercy
Burn (Radio 1 Kid Jensen Session, 6 Mar 1983)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Burn (Radio 1 Kid Jensen Session, 6 Mar 1983)
The Sisters of Mercy
Valentine - BBC Session 06/03/1983
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Valentine - BBC Session 06/03/1983
The Sisters of Mercy
1969 (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 25 Aug 1982)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
1969 (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 25 Aug 1982)
The Sisters of Mercy
Walk Away
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Walk Away
The Sisters of Mercy
Marian
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Marian
The Sisters of Mercy
Phantom
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Phantom
The Sisters of Mercy
Temple of Love
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Temple of Love
The Sisters of Mercy
Dominion/Mother Russia
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqv59.jpg
link
Dominion/Mother Russia
Add music you love and enjoy it
Playlists featuring The Sisters of Mercy
6 Music T-Shirt Day 2015
6 Music T-Shirt Day 2015
The FA Cup
The FA Cup


The Sisters of Mercy Biography

The Sisters of Mercy are an English gothic rock/post-punk band, formed in 1977 in Leeds. After achieving early underground fame in UK, the band had their commercial breakthrough in mid-1980s and sustained it until the early 1990s, when they stopped releasing new recorded output in protest against their record company. Currently, the band is a touring outfit only.

The group has released three original studio albums, of which the last was released in 1990. Each album was recorded by a different line-up; singer-songwriter Andrew Eldritch and the drum machine called Doktor Avalanche are the only points of continuity among the line-ups. Eldritch and Avalanche were also involved in The Sisterhood, a side-project connected with Eldritch's dispute with former members.

The group ceased recording activity in 1993, when they went on strike against their record company Time Warner, which they accused of withholding royalties and of incompetence. Although Time Warner eventually let the band go in 1997, they have not signed to another label, and have chosen not to use an independent label, despite showcasing numerous new songs in their live sets.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia.It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.
Back to artist