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Siouxsie - Hyaena

25/11/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

So, music today was, you guessed it, Siouxsie and the Banshees‘ Hyæna (1984) which came after the double live album Noctourne (1983). It’s the album where Robert Smith joined and co-wrote all the songs. The US version featured the stand-alone single Dear Prudence by The Beatles. For me, it misses the innovation of John McGeoch […]

Siouxsie - Juju

23/11/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today was Juju (1981), the fourth Siouxsie and the Banshees album, the second with John McGeoch on guitar as a full member as it was for Budgie on the drums. Opening with Spellbound, careering simultaneously into the distance and towards you with driving rhythm guitar and arpeggios, memorable melodies from Siouxsie and distinctive bass […]

Siouxsie - Kaleidoscope

22/11/21 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today has been the third Siouxsie and the Banshees album, Kaleidoscope (1980). A different lineup and a different sound, gone were the razor guitars of John McKay and the driving toms of Kenny Morris replaced with the more sophisticated alternatives of Budgie on drums and ex Magazine guitarist John McGeoch on guitar (Steve Jones also […]