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Soft Cell Albums

The Bedsit Tapes (2005)

The Very Best of Soft Cell (2002)

Cruelty Without Beauty (2002)

The Twelve Inch Singles (2002)

Say Hello To Soft Cell (1996)

Down In The Subway (1994)

The Singles (1986)

Tainted Love (1984)


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...So (Extended)

007 Theme

A Cut Above The Rest *

A Lover Spurned

A Man Can Get Lost

A Man Could Get Lost

All Out Of Love

Baby Doll

Barriers

Bedsitter

Bedsitter - extended version

Bedsitter (12 Extended Version)

Bleak Is My Favourite Cliché

Born To Lose

Caligula Syndrome

Chips On My Shoulder

Chips on my shoulder - original version

Cleansing Fanatic *

Dancing Alone

Darker Times


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Soft Cell Biography:



A synth-pop duo famed for its uniquely sleazy electronic sound, art students Marc Almond and Dave Ball formed Soft Cell in Leeds, England in 1980. Originally, vocalist Almond and synth player Ball teamed to compose music for theatrical productions, and as Soft Cell, their live performances continued to draw heavily on the pair's background in drama and the visual arts. A self-financed EP titled Mutant Moments brought the duo to the attention of Some Bizzare label head Stevo, who enlisted Daniel Miller to produce their underground hit single "Memorabilia" the following year.br /br /It was the next Soft Cell effort, 1981's "Tainted Love," that brought the duo to international prominence; written by the Four Preps' Ed Cobb and already a cult favorite thanks to Gloria Jones' soulful reading, the song was reinvented as a hypnotic electronic dirge which became the year's best-selling British single, as well as a major hit abroad. The group's debut LP, Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret, was also enormously successful, and was followed by the 1982 remix collection Non-Stop Ecstatic Dancing.br /br /While 1983's The Art of Falling Apart proved as popular as its predecessors, the LP's title broadly hinted at the internal problems plaguing the duo; prior to the release of 1984's This Last Night in Sodom, Soft Cell had already broken up. Almond immediately formed the electro-soul unit Marc and the Mambas; another group, Marc Almond and the Willing Sinners, followed before the singer finally embarked on a solo career in the late '80s. After a number of years of relative inactivity, Ball later resurfaced in the techno outfit the Grid. ~ Jason Ankeny, All Music Guide



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