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Released today in 1982: Say Hello Wave Goodbye

Followers of the UK charts might well have thought that Soft Cell were waving goodbye having only just said hello: active only in the first half of the 80s, they had the biggest-selling single of 1981, put a further four titles in the Top 5 the following year, and took away a platinum disc for their debut album Non Stop Erotic Cabaret. 411 more words

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*New Music Monday* My Mash-Up of Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" and Iggy Pop's "The Passenger"

It’s #NewMusicMonday and this is the first mash-up of the New Year – Soft Cell’s “Tainted Love” meets Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger”:

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The Passenger/Tainted Love… 299 more words

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tainted love

This was a commercial flop when it was first released by Gloria Jones in 1965. It was discovered by the UK’s Northern Soul club scene of the early 1970s and its Motown-influenced sound ensured it became a Northern Soul standard. 23 more words

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Pet Shop Boys - Love Comes Quickly (1986)

This is a work of pop genius; the achingly understated, slightly more upbeat companion piece to the earlier, era defining, Say Hello, Wave Goodbye by Soft Cell (previously posted… 139 more words

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