Siouxsie and the Banshees – Playground Twist / Pulled to bits (1979)

Wikipedia – “‘Playground Twist‘ is a song by English post-punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was released in 1979 by record Polydor as the sole single from the band’s second album, Join Hands (1979). … NMEs Roy Carr hailed the single and wrote: ‘If Ingmar Bergman produced records, they might sound like this. The listener is immediately engulfed in a maelstrom of whirling sound punctuated by the ominous tolling of church bells, phased guitars, thundering percussion, a surreal alto sax and the wail of Siouxsie’s voice. It demands to be played repeatedly at the threshold-of-pain volume to elicit its full nightmarish quality’. …”
YouTube: Playground Twist, Pulled to bits


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