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The Seven Year Itch (Siouxsie and the Banshees album)

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Released  June 2003
The Seven Year Itch (2003)  Downside Up (2004)
Release date  19 May 2003
Genre  Post-punk
Recorded  9–10 July 2002
Artist  Siouxsie and the Banshees
Label  Sanctuary Records
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Producer  Siouxsie and the Banshees
Similar  Siouxsie and the Banshees albums, Post-punk albums

The Seven Year Itch is a live album by Siouxsie and the Banshees, composed of performances recorded at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on 9 and 10 July 2002 and released by Sanctuary Records in 2003 (in CD, double-LP vinyl, VHS and DVD formats).

Contents

Siouxsie and the banshees the seven year itch live at london 10th july 2002


Background, content and release

Years after the breakup of the Banshees, the three core members (Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin and Budgie) plus final Banshees guitarist Knox Chandler reunited for an abbreviated tour of the U.S. and UK in 2002. The title referred to the fact that Siouxsie and the Banshees hadn't played together in seven years before embarking on this final tour of their career. It was also a nod to Billy Wilder's film The Seven Year Itch.

Seven Year Itch was the band's second live album, the first being 1983's Nocturne. For the performances, Siouxsie and the Banshees concentrated not on radio hits, but on both popular and obscure B-sides and album tracks, many pulled from their early albums. The album also featured a one-off rendition of the Beatles's "Blue Jay Way", played in memory of George Harrison, who died in November 2001.

The CD and double-LP vinyl mainly featured live versions recorded on the first night on 9 July 2002, while the DVD only captured the second night on 10 July.

Track listing

  1. "Pure"
  2. "Jigsaw Feeling"
  3. "Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)"
  4. "Red Light"
  5. "Lullaby"
  6. "Land's End"
  7. "I Could Be Again"
  8. "Icon"
  9. "Night Shift"
  10. "Voodoo Dolly"
  11. "Trust in Me"
  12. "Blue Jay Way"
  13. "Monitor"
  14. "Peek-a-Boo"

DVD

  1. Pure
  2. Jigsaw Feeling
  3. Metal Postcard
  4. Red Light
  5. Happy House
  6. Christine
  7. Lullaby
  8. Lands End
  9. Cities in Dust
  10. I Could Be Again
  11. Icon
  12. Night Shift
  13. Voodoo Dolly
  14. Spellbound
  15. Blue Jay Way
  16. Monitor
  17. Peek-a-Boo

DVD Bonus

  1. Backstage Budgie
  2. Getting Ready to Scratch (soundchecks and more)

Songs

1Pure3:32
2Jigsaw Feeling4:57
3Metal Postcard4:23

References

The Seven Year Itch (Siouxsie and the Banshees album) Wikipedia


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