By Chuck Eddy
Updated February 03, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST

Although Velvet Underground vet John Cale produced five tracks on The Rapture, the ones that sound most like VU (”Venus in Furs” soundalike ”Sick Child,” and others with Velvets-style Arabian guitar) are not among them. Except for the jittery energy of ”Falling Down,” Cale’s songs seem cutesy. When he steps aside, Siouxsie’s gargling gargoyle vibrato picks up power. B

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