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 a British 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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Happy House
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Happy House

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Cities In Dust
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Cities In Dust
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Happy House
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Happy House
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Painted Bird - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Painted Bird - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Spellbound
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Spellbound
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Hong Kong Garden
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Hong Kong Garden
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Greenfingers - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Greenfingers - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Peek-A-Boo
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Peek-A-Boo
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Cascade - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Cascade - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Coal Mind - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Coal Mind - BBC Session 13/05/1982
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Dear Prudence
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Dear Prudence
Siouxsie Sioux
Peek A Boo
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Peek A Boo
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Christine
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Christine
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Love in a Void
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Love in a Void
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Regal Zone (Radio 1 Session, 9th Apr 1979)
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Regal Zone (Radio 1 Session, 9th Apr 1979)
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Playground Twist (Radio 1 Session, 9th Apr 1979)
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Playground Twist (Radio 1 Session, 9th Apr 1979)
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Hong Kong Garden (BBC Radio 1 Peel Sessions)
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Hong Kong Garden (BBC Radio 1 Peel Sessions)
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