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The Mission


Several bands have used this name. 1) The Mission (known as The Mission UK in the United States due to a naming clash with a Philadelphia R&B band) is a goth band formed in 1986 from the splinters of the freshly-dissolved goth band The Sisters of Mercy. It was started in Leeds by frontman Wayne Hussey, lead/vocals, guitar and Craig Adams, bass (both of the Sisters)and both in the ressurection of the band in 1999 (with Craig Adams, bass leaving permanantly in 2002 to join The Alarm), soon adding Mick Brown, drums (of Red Lorry Yellow Lorry) and Simon Hinkler, guitar (of Artery/Pulp).

Albums The Mission

30 played on Radionomy

  • Masque

  • Mission At The BBC

  • Carved In Sand

  • God Is a Bullet

  • My Story My Song

  • Children

  • The First Chapter

  • God's Own Medicine

  • Keep It In The Family

  • The Best oF The Mission UK

  • Anthology - The Phonogram Years

  • Aural Delight

  • Aura

  • Evangeline

  • Tower of Strength

  • Resurrection: Greatest Hits

  • Ever After: Live

  • Resurrection (Greatest Hits)

  • Blue

  • Gods Own Medicine

  • Neverland

  • Sum And Substance

  • Salad Daze

  • Afterglow

  • Never Again

  • Like a Child Again

  • Grains Of Sand

  • Into the Blue

  • Butterfly on a Wheel

  • Beyond the Pale