Label: Geffen Records - 2GHS 24052 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Goth Rock
It was released in by record label Polydor as the first single from the band's fifth studio album, A Kiss in the Dreamhouse. The song and the album was representative of Siouxsie and the Banshees' more elaborate and experimental musical direction at the time. The overtones of the song were accentuated by a string section, including violins and The Pusher - Steppenwolf - Steppenwolf cello.
AllMusic later described "Slowdive" as "a violin-colored dance beat number" with "a catchy melodic hook". They change course again musically, too, switching from brooding rock to psychedelic pop". The song just missed becoming a top 40 hit, peaking at number 41 in the UK Singles Chart.
The song's release on 12" vinyl included an extended version which would be released on the expanded, remastered edition of A Kiss in the Dreamhouse in and an instrumental version of the third track on Dreamhouse"Obsession", titled "Obsession II". The title of the song inspired the name of the band Slowdive Slowdive - Siouxsie And The Banshees* - Nocturne the Kobe - Bossk - Audio Noir s, as later confirmed by the latter's Slowdive - Siouxsie And The Banshees* - Nocturne in interviews.
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