SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES Released Highly Praised ‘PEEPSHOW’ Album 30 Years Ago…

Going back in sonic history looking for memorable albums…

4 September 2018


Album: PEEPSHOW – the band’s ninth LP

Released: 5 September 1988 – 30 years ago

ALL MUSIC wrote: “The switch to Yet another Banshees guitarist in Specimen vet Jon Klein might have been seen as a cue for a time of tentative rebuilding, the more so because another new member, cellist Martin McCarrick, was recruited at the same time. Anything but, heralded by the spectacular ‘Peek-A-Boo’ interpolating what sounded like the Charleston into hip-hop rhythms with a brilliant, choppy arrangement, ‘Peepshow’ proved the band’s best album in years… Once again showcasing the band’s ace in the hole, the ability to always provide an accomplished variety of sound and approach while still recognizably maintaining a uniquely Banshees style ‘Peepshow’ is the sound of a band re-energized…”
Score: 4.5/5 – Full review here

TURN UP THE VOLUME! says: Pop music the Banshees way. Wayward
and venturesome, yet accessible and entrancing. Marvelous record.

Three Top Tracks: Peek-A-Boo / The Last Beat Of My Heart / Burn-Up / The Killing Jar

* PEEK-A-BOO – that accordion –

* THE LAST BEAT OF MY HEART – majestic ballad –

* BURN-UP – splendid live performance –

PEEPSHOW in full…
(original tracklist: #1 – #10)

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