Steven Severin dropped a hint this weekend that the final four Siouxsie and The Banshees albums, 1987′s Through the Looking Glass, 1988′s Peepshow, 1991′s Superstition and 1995′s The Rapture, will finally receive their expanded reissues Sept. 15.
Severin did this via the Facebook group Siouxsie (The Banshees & Other Creatures), posting a “Hangman”-like game.
No other details, such as bonus tracks and liner notes are available at this time. Universal’s online catalog does not yet list the four Banshees titles.
The news follows renewed interest in the Banshees back catalog, given Universal’s release of a limited-edition double 7-inch of “Hong Kong Garden” in April, several months after Severin began posting to the Facebook group about a broader Banshees’ campaign that could include box sets:[pullquote]“This won’t be a one-off. Once we start — we will be putting things out on a regular basis. Universal have a 3 year plan proposed,”[/pullquote] he wrote last fall.
The Banshees’s reissue campaign launched in 2005 with a 2CD deluxe edition of the band’s 1978 debut,The Scream. In 2006, single-disc reissues of Join Hands (1979), Kaleidoscope (1980) and Juju (1981) followed. And in 2009, three more titles — A Kiss in the Dreamhouse (1982), Hyaena (1984) and Tinderbox(1986) — each received single-disc reissues.