Essential Old School Goth....

A Listmania! list by Grumpy Old Goth "Old Goths Never Die" (Swindon, England)
 
First And Last And Always (Remastered & Expanded)
1.  First And Last And Always (Remastered & Expanded) by The Sisters Of Mercy
The list author says:
  "Alround perfection. Lyrics, Guitars, Gloomy vocals. Doktor Avalanche on drums...."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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Promise
2.  Promise by Gene Loves Jezebel
The list author says:
  "Jay and Michael Aston - together they sang so sweetly..."
£13.58   Used & New from: £9.59
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

In The Flat Field
3.  In The Flat Field by Bauhaus
The list author says:
  "Dark Entries and Double Dare. The most powerful opening to a record in years... Daniel Ash is a guitar GOD.... Peter Murphy has a voice like a fine merlot..."
£7.99   Used & New from: £5.22
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love
4.  Love by The Cult
The list author says:
  "Everyone deserves a little rock. Contains the classic "Rain", "Revolution" and of course "She sells Sanctuary""
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

The Best of ... the Hungry Years
5.  The Best of ... the Hungry Years by Sex Gang Children
The list author says:
  "This album brings all of their finest moments together.... a great compilation"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Hyeana
6.  Hyeana by Siouxsie & The Banshees
The list author says:
  "Bob was a busy boy at this point....this album has Dazzle... one of those songs that made a great 12""
Used & New from: £5.26
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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God's Own Medicine
7.  God's Own Medicine by The Mission (UK)
The list author says:
  "If you don't count the singles on the First Chapter, this is an amazing first album from Wayne and Craig....bring on the crush velvet and paisley"
£20.00   Used & New from: £1.48
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

All Our Yesterdays (best Of)
8.  All Our Yesterdays (best Of) by Alien Sex Fiend
The list author says:
  "The first 4 albums are essential. This compilation pulls in a lot of it.. but if you have time... explore this trip to electronic hell...and enjoy the ride"
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Friends
9.  Friends by The Bolshoi
The list author says:
  "Should have been bigger! Guitars. makeup, smart lyrics... oh well..."
Used & New from: £38.31
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Dawnrazor
10.  Dawnrazor by Fields Of The Nephilim
The list author says:
  "This was always a great album, but the inclusion of Preacher Man and Power just makes it better..."
£11.50   Used & New from: £2.61
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Disintegration
11.  Disintegration by The Cure
The list author says:
  "Faith, Pornagraphy and 17 Seconds were possibly more Goth than this, but I found this a nice return to form as the 80s ends..."
£9.23   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

Heart And Soul Box Set
12.  Heart And Soul Box Set by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "I couldn't choose one album... fortunately there is this box set..... sublime. Ian, why why why...."
Used & New from: £24.11
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Immigrant
13.  Immigrant by Gene Loves Jezebel
The list author says:
  "Was this more accessible? Probably not. Who cares, sheer genius"
£12.22   Used & New from: £5.99

Seventh Dream Of A Teenage Heaven
14.  Seventh Dream Of A Teenage Heaven by Love & Rockets
The list author says:
  "Musical Perfection. Acoustic, slide, noise - Ash does the lot. And he sings so sweetly. Its not Bauhaus but its as good in its own right..."
£8.90   Used & New from: £4.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

1980-2005
15.  1980-2005 by And Also the Trees
The list author says:
  "Their first album was produced by Robert Smith. Excellent band. Polished guitars, good use of keyboards, bowls of rotten f ruit... what more could you want..."
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16.  Legend by Nosferatu
The list author says:
  "A compilation of singles. Which is great - as these are all the highlights..."
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Sun Family: the Chapter 22 Years
17.  Sun Family: the Chapter 22 Years by Balaam & The Angel
The list author says:
  "They never said they were goth. Who knows. This is great..."
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Adrenaline [Deluxe Edition]
18.  Adrenaline [Deluxe Edition] by Rosetta Stone
The list author says:
  "What you really need is "an eye for the main chance", but until that is re-released this will have to do. Actually, it's pretty good too!"
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Medusa
19.  Medusa by Clan of Xymox
The list author says:
  "I find COX work on being Goth these days. This was when they just did it naturally..."
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Keepsakes: A Collection [2CD + DVD]
20.  Keepsakes: A Collection [2CD + DVD] by All About Eve
The list author says:
  "Early albums were the best... but this has everything good, as well as the videos....all in one package."
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Garlands
21.  Garlands by Cocteau Twins
The list author says:
  "Great debut.... Will Heggie was in the band at this stage. Check out Lowlife more of the same when he left...Cocteaus with male vocals!"
£9.46   Used & New from: £3.80
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Tocsin
22.  Tocsin by Xmal Deutschland
The list author says:
  "4AD had quite a few "goth" acts on their books at one stage. German female vocals, guitars.... essential"
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Mutiny/Bad Seed Ep
23.  Mutiny/Bad Seed Ep by The Birthday Party
The list author says:
  "Nick Cave together with Rowland S Howard was like an aural assualt. Still makes me want to get up and charge around a dance floor..."
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Talk About The Weather
24.  Talk About The Weather by Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
The list author says:
  "Gloomy vocals, prominant guitars, drum machine. Seen this before somewhere..."
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Sex & Drugs
25.  Sex & Drugs by Christian Death
The list author says:
  "Behind the "shocking name" we find great songs... Valor is a genius. And there was Gitane Demone too...."
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