That year he briefly rejuvenated his working relationship with erstwhile Sisters of Mercy guitarist Gary Marx. Before The Sisters of Mercy
Andrew Eldritch was born in the small cathedral city of Ely in 1959. Gothic associations
Though Andrew Eldritch has been called the "Godfather of Goth" for inspiring and defining the gothic scene musically and aesthetically The Sisters of Mercy despite being formed in 1980 were originally not very popular in the early-80s post-punk sub-genre of bands and music fans which the British press had labelled Goth.