Ultimate New Wave Evolution (& closely related styles) part 54

In the archives of Post-Punk New Wave / Synthpop music, three of the indispensable pioneers are Depeche Mode, Echo & the Bunnymen, and Siouxsie & the Banshees.

Despite their eventual international success, the groups’ music and style remained enigmatic, setting them apart from many of their contemporaries. Delving into their stories would further make the enthusiast comprehend and appreciate the mystery behind these legends.

This set consists of books about the aforementioned English bands plus essential compilation albums by them.
* Just Can’t Get Enough (The Making of Depeche Mode) by Simon Spence (2011, Jawbone Press)
* Turquoise Days (The Weird World of Echo & the Bunnymen) by Chris Adams (2002, Soft Skull Press)
* Siouxsie & the Banshees (The Authorised Biography) by Mark Paytress (2003, Sanctuary Publishing)
* Depeche Mode – Catching Up with… (1985)
* Echo & the Bunnymen – Songs to Learn & Sing (1985)
* Siouxsie & the Banshees – Once upon a Time: The Singles (1981)
* Siouxsie & the Banshees – Twice upon a Time: The Singles (1992)