Shakespears Sister to reissue Hormonally Yours later this year

Shakespears Sister / Hormonally Yours 2CD+DVD reissueSiobhan Fahey has revealed via the band’s Facebook page that Shakespears Sister will reissue a 20th Anniversary Edition of their 1992 Hormonally Yours album this autumn.

Although no details or track listings are available at this stage, it is confirmed that the the deluxe edition will be a three-disc set, comprising two CDs and a DVD. It will feature “a cache of bonus material, both on CD and DVD; A stunning book featuring extensive liner notes and words from the band members themselves and more…”.

Shakespears Sister was intially a solo project for Fahey after leaving Bananarama, but Marcella Detroit joined in 1989 and that partnership created the most successful period for the band. Hormonally Yours was the follow up to debut Sacred Heart which contained the UK top ten hit Your History. The band bettered that single success when Stay, the second 45 from Hormonally Yours, reached number one on the UK chart and remained there for eight weeks. A further four singles were released, including the reissue of Goodbye Cruel World which had initially faltered pre-Stay.

Detroit left in 1993, and in recent years Fahey has released songs under the Shakespears Sister moniker mainly for download only via her website, although 2009’s Songs From The Red Room did get a two disc CD release in spring 2010.

A Sacred Heart deluxe edition is also tentatively scheduled for February 2013 along with what looks like a video anthology, Shakespears Sister History 1988-2010.

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