The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Friday, 30 November 1990

Vision Thing

‘Black Planet’ – The Sisters Of Mercy

O MY GOD, weren’t THE SISTERS OF MERCY fantastic on Monday?  I’ve got all these tunes rolling round my head; tracks from VISION THING which I’m not quite yet fully familiar with.  And no, I don’t even own it yet.  Well, why not?  To be honest, I have in fact had a great deal of opportunity when it comes to buying it, but I wanted to enact a kind of, I dunno, discipline, in a sense.  I knew that if I bought it straight away, the gig wouldn’t be able to take me by surprise.  I also knew it might put me off buying any of the singles (like when Floodland came out and I didn’t bother buying the 12-inch of ‘LUCRETIA’ / ‘TRAIN’, which I regret now; I wish I had because I saw it the other day and it’s about four quid!).  So I will buy the ‘DOCTOR JEEP’ single and put VISION THING on my Christmas list (which also works out cheaper!).
I want more.
‘Lucretia’ – The Sisters Of Mercy

INTERESTING FACT: JAPAN have apparently reformed and are working on a new LP…
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