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The evocatively dark, neo-gothic visions of ex-Vaseline founder Frances McKee found a new outlet in 2000 with her band Suckle. Joined on vocals by her sister Marie, Suckle would go on to release one album and two EP's with Chemikal Underground, garnering praise from all quarters and cementing her reputation as a uniquely gifted singer songwriter. It was of course Frances' earlier musical incarnation, The Vaselines with Eugene Kelly, that brought her work to prominence: hailed as Kurt Cobain's favourite band, The Vaselines would have three of their songs covered by the ill-fated band - notably Jesus Don't Want Me For A Sunbeam which appeared on the now legendary MTV Unplugged album.

For those who don't know it should also be pointed out that Kurt Cobain's devotion to The Vaselines also extended to naming his daughter, Frances Bean, after Frances...

Frances McKee Myspace...


Suckle ~ To Be King


Suckle ~ Against Nurture


Suckle ~ The Sun Is God EP

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