"Arabian Knights" is a song recorded by British rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1981. The track was written by the Banshees and co-produced with Nigel Gray. It was the second and final single released from the Banshees' fourth album Juju.

The Guardian later described "Arabian Knights" as a "pop marvel".[1] Siouxsie commented on the lyrics: "With 'Arabian Knights' it was quite a thrill to get the word 'orifices' on the radio".[2]The single peaked at number 32 on the UK singles chart in 1981.

The B-side "Supernatural Thing" was originally recorded by Ben E. King.

Paul Roland covered "Arabian Knights" on his 1992 album Strychnine.


Chart (1981) Peak


U.K. Singles Chart 32
U.S. Club Play Singles 64
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