More fun with isolated vocals: Siouxsie Sioux and “The Killing Jar”

I’m fascinated with isolated vocal tracks because they show the true talent of the singer. We get to hear the decisions they make when it comes to phrasing, breathing, emphasis, as well as experience the purity of their singing talent.

Laughing Squid dug up this vocal track of Siouxsie Sioux singing on the Banshees’ “The Killing Jar.”

https://youtu.be/SHf6lrrlLnk

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “More fun with isolated vocals: Siouxsie Sioux and “The Killing Jar”

  • January 18, 2019 at 4:26 am
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    Fascinating, love it! Siouxsie has always pronounced/sung words in such an intriguing way. It’s really cool getting to hear her without all the other layers. Thank you!

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  • February 27, 2019 at 5:54 pm
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    Siouxsie is mos def in a class of her own. I’m hoping for more material but she’s smart, quit while your ahead has always been her motto. I follow as well

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