Spellbound (Siouxsie and the Banshees song)

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"Spellbound" is a song by English rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees. The group wrote it and co-produced it with Nigel Gray. It was released in 1981 by record label Polydor as the first single from the band's fourth studio album, Juju.

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"Spellbound"
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Single by Siouxsie and the Banshees
from the album Juju
B-side"Follow the Sun", "Slap Dash Snap"
Released22 May 1981
Recorded1981
Genre
Length3:18
LabelPolydor
Songwriter(s)Susan Ballion, Peter Edward Clarke, John McGeoch and Steven Severin
Producer(s)
Siouxsie and the Banshees singles chronology
"Israel"
(1980)
"Spellbound"
(1981)
"Arabian Knights"
(1981)
Music video
"Spellbound" on YouTube
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Prior to recording the song, the band toured the UK in February of 1981 to premiere new material composed with guitarist John McGeoch. When reviewing this era, Barney Hoskyns of NME described "Spellbound" as a "glorious electric storm," further adding, "Siouxsie and the Banshees are one of the great British bands of all time".[4]

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