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Siouxsie and the Banshees - Overground (Oxford Road Show 1982)

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"Overground"
Siouxsie Overground.jpgCover of the 1984 single
Single by Siouxsie and the Banshees
from the album The Thorn (EP)
B-side"Placebo Effect"
Released2 November 1984
Format7" vinyl
Recorded1984
GenrePost-punk, art rock
LabelPolydor
Writer(s)Siouxsie Sioux, Kenny Morris, John McKay and Steven Severin
Producer(s)
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Mike Hedges
Siouxsie and the Banshees singles chronology

"Overground" is a song by English post-punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was originally featured on their debut studio album, The Scream (1978). The band re-recorded the track with elaborate, lush orchestral instrumentation with a flamenco acoustic guitar for its inclusion on the four-track extended play The Thorn (1984). This version was released as a single the same year by record label Polydor.

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This version taken from The Thorn EP was co-produced with Mike Hedges. "Just how far they've come is shown by the '84 reworking of 'Overground'", observed Dave Morrison in a review of Twice Upon a Time: The Singles, "where the teeth-grating abrasion of old gives way to a panoramic sound of martial drumming, strings and flamenco guitars".[1]

The Thorn version of "Overground" was later included on the 2004 box set Downside Up.

Release

The Thorn version of "Overground" was released as a single on 19 October 1984 by Polydor, with "Placebo Effect", another track appearing on The Thorn, as its B-side. It peaked at number 47 on the UK Singles Chart.[2]

References

  1. ^ Morrison, Dave (November 1992). "Twice Upon a time Siouxsie and the banshees - review". Select. 
  2. ^ Johns, Brian (1989). Entranced: The Siouxsie and the Banshees Story. Omnibus Press. p. 94. ISBN 0-7119-1773-6. 
   

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