5 greatest Siouxsie and the Banshees moments

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I just suddenly had the urge to listen to this

which is such a weird choice, because it’s Siouxsie and the Banshees’ most straightforward pop song. It’s almost too poppy, obscuring their definitively counter-culture roots, but Siouxsie’s unusual voice as always elevates it. Talvin Singh performs on this, which came as a surprise to me because I always liked Talvin Singh. I used to go to the Blue Note, way back when, where he had a DJ set, though those nights were something of a blur.  Continue reading

#trendingtopics: 15 Vocalists

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The rules:  Don’t take too long to think about it.  Fifteen vocalists that will always stick with you.  List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes.  And in no particular order.  Tag fifteen friends, and me, because I’m interested in seeing what singers my friends choose. (To do this, go to your Notes tab on your profile page, paste rules in a new note, cast your fifteen picks, and tag people in the note — in the ‘tag’ line.

Here are mine:

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