Lucretia My Reflection
|"Lucretia My Reflection"|
|Single by The Sisters of Mercy|
|from the album Floodland|
|Recorded||1987 in England|
|The Sisters of Mercy singles chronology|
"Lucretia My Reflection" is a song by English rock band the Sisters of Mercy. It was released as the fourth and final single from their second studio album, Floodland (1987), in June 1988. The song peaked at number 20 in the UK and number 22 in Ireland.
The song was written by Andrew Eldritch for Patricia Morrison, who, he said, "always strikes me as a Lucrezia [Borgia]-type person." Its lyrics concern the fall of an empire, war and the consequent destruction of other aspects of life.
- All songs written by Andrew Eldritch.
7": Merciful Release / MR45
- "Lucretia, My Reflection" - 4:20
- "Long Train" (1984) - 7:27
12": Merciful Release / MR45T
- "Lucretia, My Reflection" - 9:52
- "Long Train" (1984) - 7:25
CD: Merciful Release / MR45CD
- "Lucretia, My Reflection" - 9:51
- "Long Train" (1984) - 7:26
Cover versions of Lucretia My Reflection have also been recorded by the following musical groups or artists:
- Kreator - Voices of Transgression - A 90's Retrospective (1999)
- Alkaline Trio - The Suicide Girls: Black Heart Retrospective (2005)
- Gene Pool, B.C. - 2 (2007)
- Ladder Climber - This Is Neo Goth (2007)
- Black Kites - Paper Heart (2007)
- Maryslim feat. Jyrki 69 of The 69 Eyes - This Corrosion (2007)
- Project 86 - The Kane Mutiny EP (2007)
- Vampire Lust - Music Inspired by Sisters Of Mercy (2008)
- Tangerine - Lucretia My Reflection - Single (2008)
- Warrel Dane - Praises to the War Machine (2008)
- Black Light Burns - Cover Your Heart and the Anvil Pants Odyssey (2008)
- The Pinion - Deus Ex Machina (2009)
- Destroid - Silent World EP (2010)
- Nightingale (Dan Swano) - ???
- Mark Morriss - A Taste Of Mark Morriss
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||20|
|US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)||30|
- 'After the Flood', Ted Mico, Melody Maker, 14 November 1987
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Lucretia". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
- "Sisters of Mercy: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
- "The Sisters of Mercy – Chart history" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for The Sisters of Mercy. Retrieved 28 May 2017.