I think the thing we're all forgetting is that regardless of her singing
like Maria Callas or Kermit the Frog we still go see her because she
commands the audience and puts on one helluva show.
>From: Brian Fitzsimmons <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Siouxsie and the Banshees Discussion List
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>Subject: Re: Hating on Siouxsie
>Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 08:41:21 -0800
>I think the best response I've heard in relation to "poor" singing is the
>artist uses their instrument to the best of their ability. For example,
>does anyone find Iggy Pop melodic? I'd think not but his music speaks for
>itself-raw and uncompromised-and I would definitely rank Siouxsies bad
>performances as that. If she can manage to sing with a cold or worse, I'm
>definitely impressed-I can barely speak most of the time when I've got a
>On Tuesday, November 29, 2005, at 07:18AM, Sean Barrow
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> >I thought the editing on the 7 Year Itch DVD was really good. It was like
> >watching a fancy-shmancy concert on MTV. But yeah, Sioux's voice was not
> >hot. She sounded much better during the Dreamshow dates I attended.
> >The new 'solo' album will still be a Creatures album, no? I mean it's
> >Sioux and Budgie recording a majority of the tracks, right?
> >-----Original message-----
> >From: Arnie <[log in to unmask]>
> >No, her voice is off for 7 Yr Itch. I remember hearing Rev's discs of
> >live shows in CA, and several songs hurt my feelings.
> >I still like it though. Pure > Jigsaw Feeling > Metal Postcard.
> >Dreamshow isn't that great for me because there are too many "hits" on
> >I almost can't listen to certain songs live anymore (Cities, KTFM, F2F,
> >a Boo).it's all become to predictable. And those songs aren't why I got
> >into them in the first place..
> >That's why I really have really enjoyed The Creatures since Anima
> >Animus..because it was all new and different. I cannot wait for the solo