Siouxsie Sioux

Siouxsie Sioux

 

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Susan Janet Ballion,[1] better known by her stage name Siouxsie Sioux (/ˈsuːziː suː/, born 27 May 1957), is an English singer, songwriter, musician and producer. She is best known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees (1976–1996) and the drums-and-voice duo the Creatures (1981–2005). Siouxsie and the Banshees released 11 studio albums and several UK Top 20 singles including "Hong Kong Garden", "Happy House", "Peek-a-Boo" plus a US Billboard Top 25 hit "Kiss Them for Me". With the Creatures, Siouxsie recorded four studio albums and the hit single "Right Now". She has also sung with artists such as Morrissey[2] and John Cale.[3] After disbanding the Creatures in the mid-2000s, she continued as a solo artist and released Mantaray in 2007.

Allmusic named Siouxsie as "one of the most influential British singers of the rock era".[4] Her songs have been covered by Jeff Buckley,[5] Tricky[6] and LCD Soundsystem.[7] Her records have also been praised by artists such as PJ Harvey[8] and TV on the Radio.[9] In 2011, she was awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Music at the Q Awards[10] and in 2012, at the Ivor Novello Awards, she received the Inspiration Award.[11]

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Siouxsie and the Banshees
 
The Creatures
 
Mantaray
 
Mantaray is an album by Siouxsie.
Love Crime
 
"Love Crime" is a song by Siouxsie.

Photos - Siouxsie Sioux37

Popular Albums4

Album Appearances & References23

Popular Live Albums2

Live Album Appearances & References1

Popular Songs6

Song Appearances & References20

Musical Groups2

Musical Group References1

Minor Film Appearances & References14

TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers4

Other Music-Related Relationships13

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations4

Events3

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Videos5

Spotify - Albums & Singles1

 

Spotify - Appears On8

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles6

5 Must-See Artists at The Meadows 2016
aestheticmagazinetoronto.com  –  August 29, 2016
Hailing from the English capital, they formed at the end of 2011 after guitarist Gemma Thompson and singer Camille ... from various music publications, where they were favorably compared to luminaries Public Image Ltd., Siouxsie and the Banshees, and ...
Family Fodder made some of the best ever post-punk wearing bin bags and smoking jackets
factmag.com  –  August 28, 2016
At one time I felt connected to Siouxsie and the Banshees ... Ze’, a tribute to the Angolan singer assassinated in 1977 the LP found the group as brilliantly unclassifiable as ever. In his sleeve notes for Classical Music, Jonny Trunk, esteemed digger ...
Punk, Disco, and Silly Love Songs: Revisiting the Explosive Summer of 1976
Pitchfork  –  August 24, 2016
Singer Siouxsie Sioux, eerie and ethereal ... In Dublin, far away from London’s punk epicenter, a bunch of teenaged Ramones fans start playing music under the name Feedback. Inspired by the anyone-can-do-it attitude of punk, they will soon change ...
Atypical Girls: Equal But Different
udiscovermusic.com  –  August 22, 2016
Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick, the late Janis Joplin and acclaimed singer ... Siouxsie & The Banshees, with fellow Pistols acolyte Steve Severin, and soon proved to be one of the most confident and mesmerising performers on the scene (esteemed music ...
Top 5 Underrated Bands Of The 90’s
alternativenation.net  –  August 19, 2016
Fun Fact: Their name comes from a song by singer/guitarist Rachel Gosswell’s favorite band Siouxsie and the Banshees ... Their first album, Dandies Rule OK, had elements of all the great music of the past, present, and beyond. Heavy inspiration by ...
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svconline.com  –  August 11, 2016
An accomplished Tabla player and electronic musician who is widely regarded as the father of modern Asian music, Singh won the Mercury Music ... and he has worked with artists such as Björk, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Madonna and Massive Attack.

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