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(Not) Meeting Mr Almond

I’m not usually overcome with that ‘ooh!’ feeling when I see someone famous in London, one that stops you in your tracks and makes you forget where you are and what you’re supposed to be doing. 290 more words

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Soft Cell - "Tainted Love"

And if you like Erasure, you might like Soft Cell. (This video is hilarious, by the way.)

Here’s the longer dance club mix version.

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GETTING JULY OFF TO A POPULAR START (Part 3 of 3)


This is where the original plan to feature all the Soft Cell 12″ efforts ran into problems as I’m missing some of the later releases.  I wasn’t all that keen on Numbers, the second and final single to be released from The Art Of Falling Apart and made the decision that I’d wait until I saw it in a bargain bin before picking up a copy.   435 more words

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GETTING JULY OFF TO A POPULAR START (Part 2 of 3)



It was right on the back of the success of Say Hello, Wave Goodbye, that Soft Cell returned with a new self-written song and what in retrospect many consider to be their finest 45. 172 more words

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GETTING JULY OFF TO A POPULAR START (Part 1 of 3)

I had thought about following up the ongoing Altered Images singles series with a look back at the 12″ versions of the 45s released by Soft Cell in the 80s. 125 more words

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Watcha

I’ll be the first to admit that this may not hit the mark immediately.  If ever, to be fair.  If you’ve never heard it before, I guess you may be forgiven for finding it a challenge to go the full seven minutes (plus), but this is a record that has been in my life since those long, dark, cold nights of 1974, tucked up in a rickety old bed, pressed hard against the radiator pipes and under blankets folded double for extra warmth.   189 more words

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