Tags » Soft Cell

SAME SONG CONVEYING DIFFERENT EMOTIONS

This song, and indeed its cover, have both featured on the blog before. But a while back it hit me that the two versions deal with very different feelings and emotions and in the case of the cover raises highly relevant social issues that have been with us for as long as I can remember and which nobody in power has ever made it a priority to tackle. 148 more words

Carter USM

When Chris De Burgh's eyebrows were totally on fleek

It’s funny isn’t it, how hearing a certain song can take you back to a time and place in a way almost nothing else can? Every time I hear Chris De Burgh’s ‘Lady in Red’ (deeply uncool I know), I’m reminded of my first ever slow dance. 522 more words

Soft Cell - Tainted Love (1981)

“Tainted Love” by Soft Cell is a cover song. It has been so commercially and critically successful as a cover song that not many people realise that it is a cover song.  1,207 more words

Radio 80, side A, track 4: "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell

Oh, Soft Cell, this song is amazing.  No specific memories of it, no idea when I first heard it or when I’ve ever heard it, but it is a part of me and I love it so.   18 more words

Music

Chart for stowaways - 8 April 2017

Here are this week’s top albums:

  1. Depeche Mode – Spirit
  2. Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygène 3
  3. New Order – Lost Sirens
  4. The Human League – Anthology – A Very British Synthesizer Group…
  5. 29 more words
Chart

Chart for stowaways - 25 March 2017

Here’s the latest album chart:

  1. Depeche Mode – Spirit
  2. Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygène 3
  3. The Human League – Anthology – A Very British Synthesizer Group…
  4. 32 more words
Chart

(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “Tainted Love” | SOFT CELL | 1981 / 1982.

Between late 1979 and the end of 1989, there were nearly 500 (real) one-hit wonders of the 80s that reached the BILLBOARD Hot 100 just one time, a list that includes Gary Numan, Timbuk 3, The Church, Bronski Beat, Nik Kershaw, The Buggles, The Waitresses, Ultravox and two different bands named The Silencers.  1,533 more words

BILLBOARD