Siouxsie and The Banshees

Siouxsie and the Banshees were an English rock band that released eleven studio albums and twenty-seven singles between 1978 and 1995 on Polydor. They charted with their debut single “Hong Kong Garden” and scored multiple UK hits, including the underground rock staples “Happy House,” “Spellbound,” “Arabian Knights,” “Cities In Dust,” “Peek-a-Boo,” and “Kiss Them for […]


Magazine was an English rock band led by original Buzzcocks frontman Howard Devoto. They debuted with the 1978 Virgin single “Shot by Both Sides,” followed by the albums Real Life, Secondhand Daylight, and The Correct Use of Soap. The band’s instrumentalists — guitarist John McGeoch, bassist Barry Adamson, and keyboardist Dave Formula — were also […]

Magazine ‎– Secondhand Daylight (1979)

Secondhand Daylight is the sophomore album by Mancunian maximalist rockers Magazine, released in 1979 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Feed the Enemy” (5:45) A2. “Rhythm of Cruelty” (3:03) A3. “Cut-Out Shapes” (4:43) A4. “Talk to the Body” (4:34) A5. “I Wanted Your Heart” (5:13) B1. “The Thin Air” (4:10) B2. “Back to Nature” (6:40) B3. “Believe […]

Magazine ‎– Real Life (1978)

Real Life is the debut album by Mancunian maximalist rockers Magazine, released in 1978 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Definitive Gaze” (4:25) A2. “My Tulpa” (4:47) A3. “Shot by Both Sides” (4:01) A4. “Recoil” (2:50) A5. “Burst” (5:00) B1. “Motorcade” (5:41) B2. “The Great Beautician in the Sky” (4:56) B3. “The Light Pours Out of Me” […]


Visage was an English electro/art-pop project that yielded a self-titled album on Polydor in 1980, spawning the hits “Fade to Grey” and “Mind of a Toy.” Further chart and club hits followed with their 1982 release The Anvil, including “The Damned Don’t Cry” and “Night Train.” Both albums feature then-current members of Ultravox (Midge Ure, […]

Siouxsie and the Banshees ‎– Kaleidoscope (1980)

Kaleidoscope is the third album by English art-punk/mood rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, released in 1980 on Polydor. The album is the first of three to feature ex-Magazine guitarist John McGeoch. Tracklist: A1. “Happy House” (3:52) A2. “Tenant” (3:41) A3. “Trophy” (3:19) A4. “Hybrid” (5:31) A5. “Clockface” (1:53) A6. “Lunar Camel” (3:02) B1. “Christine” (2:59) B2. […]

Magazine ‎– The Correct Use of Soap (1980)

The Correct Use of Soap is the third album by Mancunian maximalist rockers Magazine, released in 1980 on Virgin. Tracklist: A1. “Because You’re Frightened” (3:54) A2. “Model Worker” (2:54) A3. “I’m a Party” (3:01) A4. “You Never Knew Me” (5:24) A5. “Philadelphia” (3:54) B1. “I Want to Burn Again” (5:16) B2. “Thank You (Falettinme Be […]

Visage ‎– Visage (1980)

Visage is the debut album by the namesake New Wave supergroup comprised of Ultravox and Magazine personnel and fronted by Blitz Club impresario Steve Strange. Forwarded by the singles “Tar” and the Euro smash “Fade to Grey,” the album was released in November 1980 on Polydor. Computer programming is done by ex-Easy Street drummer and Landscape […]

The Armoury Show

The Armoury Show was a British new wave rock band that released the album Waiting for the Floods on Parlophone in 1985. They were a supergroup comprised of ex-members of the Skids and Magazine. Members: Richard Jobson (vocals), Russell Webb (bass), John McGeoch (guitar, 1983-86), John Doyle (drums, 1983-86), Ray McVeigh (guitar, 1986), Ray Weston […]

Siouxsie and the Banshees – Juju (1981)

Juju is the fourth album by English goth/psych/art-pop band Siouxsie and the Banshees, released in 1981 on Polydor/Geffen. Tracklist: A1. “Spellbound” (3:18) A2. “Into the Light” (4:14) A3. “Arabian Knights” (3:06) A4. “Halloween” (3:42) A5. “Monitor” (5:35) B1. “Night Shift” (6:05) B2. “Sin in My Heart” (3:38) B3. “Head Cut” (4:24) B4. “Voodoo Dolly” (7:03) Credits: […]