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Soft Cell 1982

Soft Cell on a centre-spread poster in Bravo of 25 February 1982. Marc Almond and the other one had a hit with “Tainted Love” at the time.


Day 81: 'Say Hello Wave Goodbye' by Soft Cell

Soft Cell were another synth-based act who came about at the right time – the Punk explosion was igniting fires in all corners of the music scene. 197 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days

Something for the Weekend - No 196

if you want to listen again to previous weekend songs, go to the ‘category filter’ on the side bar and select ‘something for weekend’ from the drop down list… 21 more words


crackle and pop: soft cell - torch (12")

I first came upon Soft Cell like a lot of people, via their TOTP performance of “Tainted Love”,

and “Say Hello, Wave Goodbye” is one of the best songs to come out of the 80s to my mind. 56 more words


Beneath a Gale

beneath a gale

the pretty chaos of Christmas

lights in the trees


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #186 Georgia’s 2nd “days of Christmas” (choka), another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 120 more words


Soft Cell: Tainted Love

This is a great song, and a strange video. But not nearly as strange as the original Soft Cell version (located here).

I’m mostly used to the extended dance version of this song that turns into Where Did Our Love Go? 199 more words

Soft Cell - Soul Inside (1983)

This Last Night in Sodom is the third full-length album by the English synthpop duo Soft Cell. It was released in March 1984, about a month after the duo (Marc Almond and David Ball) publicly announced they were dissolving the partnership. 162 more words