There’s no shortage of musical things I would have loved to have done, and seeing Siouxsie and the Banshees live would have been great.
Today’s track ‘Ill Est Ne the Divin Enfant’ (translated into English from the French, literally ‘He Is Born, the Divine Child’) was covered by the band on the b-side of their 1982 single ‘Melt!’ This is a performance on a French TV show with 17 Seconds’ all-time hero Robert Smith of the Cure as part of the group:
In 2011, Tom Tom Club covered the song, too. This is a different reading but just as lovely…
Annie Lennox also covered the song on her Christmas album, A Christmas Cornucopia:
Back in 1991, the Chieftains covered it with vocals from Kate and Anna McGarrigle on the album The Bells Of Dublin:
If you’re interested in reading more about the carol go here to a page on Wiki