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"...Siouxsie and the Banshees are an iconoclastic group that continue to transcend their place and time; sacred misfits who delight in their placelessness and find comfort in their permanent exile from the rock and pop circus. Repudiating the taut certainties, neat formulations and happy endings of popular music, The Banshees continue to follow a private maze, reinventing themselves at every turn, finding new and wildly implausible ways to explore their own amazement at the world and its perilous depths. In a largely arid and degenerative musical landscape, they are an explosion of pleasure, a shudder of doubt and surprise, a welcome guest of debauchery, a panic of erotic possibilites. Forsaking logic for magic, the timeless appeal of The Banshees lies the words and the music that linger at the surface, and everything that trembles and ferments underneath...In these sticky, sinister times,popular music might be on the threshold of its own premature death, but spluttering with laughing-gas, Siouxsie and the Banshees continue to grow and astonish and disturb. From Fireworks to Face to Face, these famous songs drag us into the realm of unreason where daydreams are without beginning or ending. There might be other groups, but this is the one that matters."
-Jon Wilde, July 1992 (on "Twice Upon a Time/The Singles)