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Friday, 6 January 2017

Take Them By The Legs


More early 80s post-punk goth magnificence, 12" version again too, this time Siouxsie in imperious form and the classic Banshees line up of John McGeoch, Steve Severin and Budgie. The band are out of this world here, blood coursing through their veins- thumping tom toms, manic acoustic guitars and psychedelic finger-picked electric ones.


Spellbound (12" Mix)

7 comments:

charity chic said...

A classic line up indeed

Simon said...

Love love love this. One of the best singles of the era. I love the early 80s. So many great singles.

The Swede said...

Another winner SA.

thenewvinylvillain said...

John McGeoch made huge contributions to many a record during his life. This is certainly one of his best.

There was a memorable TOTP appearance back in the day..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfBXgXsT8yA

Echorich said...

The Banshees' greatest song - IMO, and McGeoch's signature guitar is just magnificent. This 12 Mix is among the best of the Era.

Swiss Adam said...

That TotP is memorable, as you say JC. Siouxsie looking fine and like she owns the place.

londonlee said...

Saw them live several times in that era and they were indeed magnificent