...Here we have transcriptions of some classic Sisters articles, interviews, and the
like, from Sounds, Melody Maker and New Musical Express. All painstakingly typed
out and HTML'ed by your ob't serv't paula angelynx. For non-commercial fan and reference use only; no abuse of copyright or offense to copyright holders
is intended. All copyrights held by the original creators/publishers, as credited on each piece. In the interest of clarifying cultural references that are now
perhaps a bit outdated, footnotes have been tagged on where applicable...
MISSIONARY IMPOSSIBLE - SOUNDS, December 18, 1982
Fascinating early piece, with poor Winston Smith totally at sea vs. Andy's manifestoes. Photo by Paul Slattery.
(The Sisters also got the cover of this issue of Sounds, which you can see on our Ephemera page.)
AFTER DARK -MELODY MAKER, January 18, 1985.
Brief year-end look at the Sisters' state of affairs in 1984, with a great photo.
HIS MASTER'S VOICE - MELODY MAKER, September 5, 1987
One of the all-time classics. Conducted by Steve Sutherland, photo by Tom Sheehan.
(Another cover article, this one maybe the greatest Eldritch cover ever; also on our Ephemera page.)
AFTER THE FLOOD - MELODY MAKER, November 14th, 1987
Another classic, this one a track-by-track pre-release walk thru Floodland with Eldritch and Ted Mico. Photos by Sheehan.
(Cover photo of Eldritch and Morrison hangs out with its fellow Ephemera here.)
THE WAITING GAME - MELODY MAKER, November 21, 1987
Steve Sutherland's epic review of Floodland.
"I'M ACTUALLY QUITE A DECENT BASTARD" - NME, February 27th, 1988
Bizarre. Conducted by Barbara Ellen, photo by Steve Pyke.
SHRINK RAP - MELODY MAKER, March 5, 1988
("Andrew Eldritch plays cat and mouse with the MM shrink")
1990 READERS' POLL - SOUNDS, January 12,1991
All the SOM/Eldritch placings in this year-end poll, plus Eldritch's response.
MATERIAL WORLD - NME, July 4, 1992
NME's version of "Shrink Rap" (see above) - only much longer & denser.
Gary Naylor's site has some more recent interviews (1991-on)
plus a severely edited version of "After The Flood".
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