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Matrix, Runout (Side A): SIS 020 A1 VERTEIDIGUNGSKRIEG A GIFT FROM THE RASPBERRY REICH MPO. Matrix, Runout (Side B): SIS 020 B. .Obviously, the album is a clear attack on the Mission/Sisterhood but it is as much an attack on the record company for exploiting the situation. It is interesting to note that Dominion and Torch weren't included on Gift, even though they were written at the time. Reply See 1 reply Notify me 9 Helpful.

Band Name The Sisterhood. Labels Merciful Release. Music StyleGothic Rock. Members owning this album1. 4. Finland Red, Egypt White.

The Sisterhood is not the The Sisters of Mercy.

The one and only album by The Sisterhood. For the test pressing of the original LP see here. NOTE: More and more detailled information about all known releases of GIFT can be found ogs here and here. The original artwork differs slightly, mostly inasfar as the print on the cover is smaller. The labels and the disc, respectively, look different as well, see the pictures down below. The tracks are the same for all releases.

Gift shop in South Orange, New Jersey.

You reap what you sow Put your face to the ground Here come the marching men Your colours wrapped around.

Each album was recorded by a different line-up; singer-songwriter Andrew Eldritch and the drum machine called Doktor Avalanche are the only points of continuity throughout. Eldritch and Avalanche were also involved in The Sisterhood, a side-project connected with Eldritch's dispute with former members. The group ceased recording activity in 1993, when they went on strike against Time Warner, which they accused of incompetence and withholding royalties  . The single was later followed by the album Gift. Hussey's band eventually christened themselves the Mission. Hussey has since expressed regret about the entire incident. We never recorded as the Sisterhood, we just went out and played some gigs.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Jihad
Vocals [Intro "2, 5, 0...", Uncredited] – Patricia Morrison
A2 Colours
Vocals [Uncredited] – James Ray
B1 Giving Ground 7:30
B2 Finland Red, Egypt White
Vocals [Uncredited] – Lucas Fox
B3 Rain From Heaven 6:43

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Merciful Release
  • Copyright (c) – Merciful Release
  • Published By – RCA Music
  • Published By – Candelmaesse Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control


  • Featuring, Backing Vocals [Uncredited] – The Chorus Of Vengeance
  • Featuring, Drums [Uncredited] – Doktor Avalanche
  • Lyrics By – Eldritch*
  • Music By, Producer – Andrew Eldritch
  • Performer – James Ray
  • Performer, Producer [Some, Uncredited] – Lucas Fox
  • Performer, Vocals [Some, Uncredited] – Alan Vega
  • Performer, Vocals [Uncredited] – Patricia Morrison


Black cassette shell colour.

© 1986 Merciful Release
℗ 1986 Merciful Release

Published by RCA Music / Candelmaesse
Except for Giving Ground, Words: Copyright Control, Music: (Andrew Eldritch) RCA Music / Candelmaesse

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SIS 020 The Sisterhood Gift ‎(LP, Album) Merciful Release SIS 020 UK 1986
SIS 020-C The Sisterhood Gift ‎(Cass, Album) Merciful Release SIS 020-C UK 1986
SIS 020-CD The Sisterhood Gift ‎(CD, Unofficial) Not On Label (The Sisterhood) SIS 020-CD Australia 2009
SIS 020-CD The Sisterhood Gift ‎(CD, Album, RE) Merciful Release SIS 020-CD UK 1989
SIS 020 The Sisterhood Gift ‎(LP, Album, TP) Merciful Release SIS 020 UK 1986