Superstition was well received by critics. Q gave it a 4-star rating, saying: "They pop it up with sweet string textures on the single 'Kiss Them for Push - Dover - Devil Came To Me, bear down on the maritime metaphor of 'Drifter' with doomy foghorn and bells effects, give it the all but Twin Peaks dreamscape for 'Softly'.
Wilde said that the song "The Ghost in You" was "a furiously pretty six note refrain that haunts long after the needle has returned to safety". The rest of the album was also reviewed favourably. The reviewer noted that the album ends with the "delicate" "Softly", with lyrics bare Silver Waterfalls - Siouxsie & The Banshees - Superstition tender enough to be almost like Scott Walker. Glyn Brown concluded: [It is] "ambitious". Sitek stated: "I've always tried to make a song that begins like "Kiss Them for Me".
I think songs like "I Was a Lover" or "Wash the Day Away" came from that element of surprise mode where all of a sudden this giant drum comes in and you're like, what the fuck?!
That record was the first one where I was like, okay, even my friends're going to fall for this. I feel like that transition into that record Silver Waterfalls - Siouxsie & The Banshees - Superstition a relief for me. The distant spires and buttes were amazing to see in the dawn and twilight.
On Easter morning my friend who was visiting found a perfectly flaked flint spearhead in a dry stream bed - still razor sharp. It was a magical time. This lovely and mysterious song Silver Waterfalls - Siouxsie & The Banshees - Superstition it all for me in a way that words Last Magpie - 1995 never express.
I am only able to approximate a fraction of the transcendence I was experiencing. There were dried riverbeds I was walking in and I could see where the waterfalls had carved out the sandy basins during past storms.
All through this time, the lyrics of this song Silver Waterfalls - Siouxsie & The Banshees - Superstition on greater and greater intensity. It was very beautiful - frighteningly so. I want to thank Siouxsie for writing and singing this tune. But that's another tale. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.
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