Before there was darkwave, neo-goth, doom, post-goth sludge, deathcore or those little glowy contact lenses that make you look all scary-like, there was The Mission.
Before them, there was the Sisters of Mercy, but forget that. Didn’t mention that.
There was The Mission, and they had their Missionaries (all of whom will easily know Where’s Wayne?* in the promo shot).
It’s been 30 years, and if that makes you come over all ‘Ooh, maybe it’s time I sorted out a pension’, get a grip, and get a ticket.
Because when that guitar build on ‘Tower of Strength’ starts to hum, and your arms start flailing involuntarily, you’ll always be 17.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. – Aristotle