Playboy.com (November '02)
SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES
The Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees[rating = three bunnies (out of four)]
One of the longest enduring groups to emerge from the Seventies punk revolution, the Goth-flavored Siouxsie and the Banshees finally sputtered to a halt following the release of 1995's pedestrian Rapture. The ever-changing lineup -- which featured Sid Vicious (then John Simon Ritchie) on drums in its earliest incarnation -- didn't scare up many hits, but did frighten many a listener. The novelty Hong Kong Garden and gently haunting cover of the Beatles' Dear Prudence remain staples on nostalgia radio and buoy a worthwhile Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees.
-- Blair R. Fischer