If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen me mention once or twice my undying love and devotion to Sioxsie Sioux. So as you can imagine, stumbling upon this footage of Siouxsie and the Banshees on the German TV show Rockpalast back in 1981, I was thrilled to see it. 

I think throughout this live set, there are a number of highlights, among them some of my favorite Siouxsie and the Banshees songs, including – “Israel,” “Spellbound” “Arabian Knights” “Hong Kong Garden” and “Happy House.” Just from those songs alone, you can see how the British quartet, along with The Cure and Echo and the Bunnymen turned the angular post-punk sound into goth. And perhaps more important, Siouxsie Sioux has an incredible voice.