Siouxsie And The Banshees’ groundbreaking Kaleidoscope was released on this day 40 years ago. The band’s third album found them going in a different musical direction, complete with synthesizers and drum machines.
Siouxsie And The Banshees became an influential forerunner in the burgeoning goth scene. Listen to the whole album below.
Siouxsie And The Banshees formed in London 1976 at the dawn of the British punk explosion. The band’s noisy, eclectic sound was not easily pigeon-holed, but they were a cornerstone of the post-punk movement.
Siouxsie And The Banshees released 11 albums and 30 singles before splitting up in 1996 with a brief reunion in 2002.