Siouxsie and the Banshees

Formed September 1976. Disbanded April 1996
Siouxsie and the Banshees
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1976-09
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Siouxsie and the Banshees

Biography (Wikipedia)

Siouxsie and the Banshees were an English rock band, formed in London in 1976 by vocalist Siouxsie Sioux and bass guitarist Steven Severin. They have been widely influential, both over their contemporaries and with later acts. Mojo rated guitarist John McGeoch in their list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" for his work on "Spellbound". The Times cited the group as "one of the most audacious and uncompromising musical adventurers of the post-punk era".

Initially associated with the punk scene, the band rapidly evolved to create "a form of post-punk discord full of daring rhythmic and sonic experimentation". Their debut album The Scream was released in 1978 to critical acclaim. In 1980, they changed their musical direction and became "almost a different band" with Kaleidoscope, which peaked at number 5 in the UK Albums Chart. With Juju (1981) which also reached the top 10, they became an influence on the emerging gothic scene. In 1988, the band made a breakthrough in North America with the multifaceted album Peepshow, which received critical praise. With substantial support from alternative rock radio stations, they achieved a mainstream hit in the US in 1991 with the single "Kiss Them for Me".

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Hong Kong Garden
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Happy House
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Happy House
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Playground Twist
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Playground Twist
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Dear Prudence
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Dear Prudence
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The Staircase (Mystery)
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The Staircase (Mystery)
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Il est né le divin enfant
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Il est né le divin enfant
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Arabian Knights
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Arabian Knights
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Spellbound
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Spellbound
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Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)
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Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)
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Poppy Day
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Poppy Day
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This Wheel's On Fire
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This Wheel's On Fire
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Christine
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Christine
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Fireworks
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Fireworks
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Halloween - BBC Session 10/02/1981
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Halloween - BBC Session 10/02/1981
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Peek-A-Boo
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Peek-A-Boo
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Halloween
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Halloween
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Cities In Dust
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