Band created by Andrew Eldritch of The Sisters Of Mercy, rumouredly only in order to steal the name Sisterhood from Wayne Hussey (ex Sisters Of Mercy, later to form The Mission). Consisted of Andrew Eldritch, Patricia Morrison (ex Gun Club, later to join Sisters Of Mercy), Alan Vega (ex Suicide), James Ray (from James Ray & The Contortions) and Lucas Fox (ex Motörhead).

Released one mini album called Gift, containing five songs. Among them were Colours (later released as the B side for Sisters Of Mercy's This Corrosion single) and Giving Ground, which Sisters Of Mercy played on their 1999 reunion tour.

See also Finland Red, Egypt White.

Sis"ter*hood (?), n. [Sister + hood.]

1.

The state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister.

She . . . abhorr'd Her proper blood, and left to do the part Of sisterhood, to do that of a wife. Daniel.

2.

A society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively.

"A sisterhood of holy nuns."

Shak.

The fair young flowers . . . a beauteous sisterhood. Bryant.

 

© Webster 1913.

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