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Siouxsie and the Banshees

Arabian Knights (3:11)

"Arabian Knights" is a song recorded by English rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees in 1981. The track was written by the Banshees and co-produced with Nigel Gray. It was the second and final single released from the Banshees' fourth album Juju.

"Arabian Knights" is a mid-tempo Post-punk song that has been a concert favorite since its release. It's also known for its "I heard a rumour / It was just a rumour / What…

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  • huh. huh. huh. huh huh huh.... tribal beat! [5]
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  • @ PartySanCTG do some investigations on the subject " Female Circumcision" and yes some people treat their women worse than others.
  • @PartySanCTG -political correctness, etc, etc. So maybe, since she wrote Hong Kong Garden criticising racism, she's not actually a racist? Is it racist to criticise oppression of women, just because such practices as referred to in the song take place in a certain part of the world? No, she is merely drawing attention to these practices, and condemning them. Nothing racist about that...this song is about a culture. If anything, she is sympathising with Arabic women. How is that racist? Some things just need to be said, regardless of whether or not they make someone else feel uncomfortable. And anyway, it's not like Siouxsie has never criticised Western culture in other songs.
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  • sublime....
  • lush were initially the 'baby machines'- partially in reference to this track?


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