Sisters of Mercy is a band I fell in love with as soon as I head the short version of this song at a club. Bought the album, and learned that the album cut was even more epic and awesome at 10 minutes.
I sometimes joke that every Sisters of Mercy album or Song is but a piece of the same damn song. That said, there really is some variety there, some incredible atmospherics, and some truly haunting work in their music. My eventual favorite on Floodland was “Lucretia”, and my next favorite became “More.”
In honor of a certain book that was just released:And if you’re interested, the album cut: