Siouxsie Sioux

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Siouxsie Sioux
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Nama lahirSusan Janet Ballion
Lahir27 Mei 1957 (umur 65)
London, Inggris
  • Penyanyi
  • penulis lagu
  • musikus
  • produser rekaman
Tahun aktif1976–present
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Susan Janet Ballion (lahir 27 Mei 1957), dikenal secara profesional dengan nama Siouxsie Sioux, adalah seorang penyanyi, penulis lagu, musikus dan produser rekaman asal Inggris.[1] Ia dikenal sebagai penyanyi utama grup musik rok Siouxsie and the Banshees (1976–1996). Grup ini merilis 11 album studio dan memiliki sejumlah singel laris di Inggris, termasuk "Hong Kong Garden", "Happy House", "Peek-a-Boo", dan singel hit Billboard Top 25 AS "Kiss Them for Me".

Siouxsie juga membentuk grup musik keduanya bernama the Creatures (1981–2005). Bersama the Creatures, ia merekam empat album studio dan melahirkan singel hit "Right Now". Setelah hengkang dari the Creatures pada pertengahan 2000-an, ia melanjutkan kariernya sebagai penyanyi solo, memakai nama Siouxsie, dan merilis album bertajuk Mantaray pada tahun 2007, yang dipuji oleh para kritikus.

AllMusic menobatkan Siouxsie sebagai "salah satu penyanyi Inggris paling berpengaruh pada era musik rok".[2] Lagunya telah dinyanyikan ulang oleh Jeff Buckley,[3] Tricky[4] dan LCD Soundsystem.[5] Rekamannya juga dipuji oleh sejumlah seniman seperti PJ Harvey[6] dan TV on the Radio.[7] Pada 2011, ia dianugerahi penghargaan Outstanding Contribution to Music pada ajang Q Awards[8] dan tahun 2012, pada Ivor Novello Awards, ia menerima Inspiration Award.[9]

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  1. ^ Siouxsie is credited for playing tubular bells on "Obsession" in the inner sleeve of A Kiss in the Dreamhouse. (Polydor - POLD 5064),
    She is credited for playing piano on "Eve White / Eve Black" and "An Execution", guitars on "The Humming Wires" in the liner notes of Downside Up (Universal – 982 182-3)
    She credited for both playing "instruments" and as co-producer on Boomerang (Polydor 841 463-1)
    She credited for both playing bass / drone / zither and as a co-producer on Anima Animus (Sioux 4CD)
    She is credited as executive producer in the dvd Finale: The Last Mantaray & More Show (Fremantle Media 02058788HP)
    She is credited as co-producer on 13 singles on The Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees (Universal 065 150-2).
  2. ^ Stone, Doug. "Siouxsie Biography". Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 18 October 2012. Diakses tanggal 21 January 2012. One of the most influential British females in rock 
  3. ^ "Killing Time" by Jeff Buckley (a Siouxsie and the Creatures song 1999) Diarsipkan 2 February 2014 di Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 20 January 2014. "Killing Time" at the radio WFMU Studios, East Orange, New Jersey, 10 November 1992. "Killing Time" is a Siouxsie song from the Creatures' Boomerang album
  4. ^ "". Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 16 March 2008. Diakses tanggal 28 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Cohen, Jonathan. "Billboard Bits: CMT Awards, The Cult, LCD Soundsystem" Diarsipkan 26 November 2018 di Wayback Machine.. LCD Soundsystem covered "Slowdive" (from 1982's A Kiss in the Dreamhouse) on the Introns album.
  6. ^ "7th January 2000 PJ selects her Top 10 Albums of 1999". Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 30 June 2001. Diakses tanggal 28 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "Icon: Siouxsie", The Fader Magazine, The Icon Issue 67, April/May 2010. Page 71: Dave Sitek (David Andrew Sitek) TV on the Radio. "I've always tried to make a song that begins like "Kiss Them for Me". I think songs like "I Was a Lover" or "Wash the Day away" came from that element of surprise mode where all of a sudden this giant drum comes in and you're like, what the fuck?! That record was the first one where I was like, okay, even my friends who don't know who the Cure or Sonic Youth are, they're going to fall for this. I feel like that transition into that record was a relief for me. Really beautiful music was always considered too weird by the normal kids and that was the first example where I thought, we've got them, they're hooked! I watched people dance to that song, people who had never heard of any of the music that I listened to, they heard that music in a club and went crazy."
  8. ^ "Siouxsie Sioux: 'There plenty more new material to come from me". 25 October 2011. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 3 February 2014. Diakses tanggal 2 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "The Ivor Novello Awards". NME. 17 May 2012. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2 February 2014. Diakses tanggal 18 May 2012. 

Bibliografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Paytress, Mark. Siouxsie & the Banshees: The Authorised Biography. Sanctuary, 2003. ISBN 978-1-86074-375-7
  • Johns, Brian. Entranced : the Siouxsie and the Banshees story. Omnibus Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-7119-1773-6

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