Desmond Doom, a talented musician who reimagines popular rock songs in other bands’ styles, explained how to craft a Bauhaus song in a single minute. He recommends playing upon the solemn sound of the band.
Stripped back drums in intro/verse. Simple, sinister bassline. Make horror movie sounds on guitar for verse. Sing like an evil David Bowie. Make the chorus part like a big occult choir. Repeat this for nine minutes.