'Boomerang' was released on this day (November 6th) in 1989.
Today we celebrate 31 years since the release of Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie's collaborative second album under The Creatures moniker, Boomerang. Another exotica themed record that may sound by the title as though it has Aboriginal influences, but was actually largely recorded in southern Spain.
The Creatures - Boomerang
Following the critical acclaim of their debut album Feast in 1983, there were high expectations for the follow-up. Critics couldn't get enough of this Siouxsie And The Banshees spin-off and their avant-garde, sensual and tropical sound, and Boomerang only brought that aesthetic to a higher level with more blues and flamenco influences.
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Anima Animus was released on this day (February 15th) in 1999.
Siouxsie Sioux might be well known as an 80s goth icon thanks to her work with Siouxsie and the Banshees, but few remember the work she did afterwards with her side-project The Creatures. Anima Animus is the third album from this project, released exactly 20 years ago today.
The Creatures - Anima Animus
Siouxsie and the Banshees were still going strong by the time Siouxsie formed The Creatures with her drummer (and later husband) Budgie, but Anima Animus was released four years after the iconic goth group disbanded, and ten years after The Creatures' second record Boomerang.
Continue reading: Album Of The Week: The 20th Anniversary Of The Creatures' Anima Animus
Siouxsie Sioux Thursday 19th June 2008 at the premiere of Edge Of Love at the Berkeley Hotel London, England
Date of birth
27th May, 1957