Album Retrospectives

Unarguably, Siouxsie & the Banshees was one of the pioneering purveyors of Post-Punk Gothic/New Wave music, along with The Cure (“The Hanging Garden”), Gene Loves Jezebel (“Psychological Problems”), The Bølshøi (“Looking for a Life to Lose”), Clan of Xymox (“Blind Hearts”), and many others. This...

In the New Wave scene, Fiction Factory’s “(Feels Like) Heaven” remains one of the most distinguishable and loved among the genre’s enthusiasts. Unfortunately, its massive popularity eclipsed the band’s other equally lovable tracks, even making many journalists and casual listeners dismiss Fiction Factory as a...

As the pioneering, 1979-forming, England-originating band Modern English progressed, its music became more instrumentally intricate and Classical-inspired. To classify the band at that point as New Romantic was very befitting. The third album, Ricochet Days, may be regarded as the peak of the band’s musicality—a...

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