The 'Ballad of the Streets' EP became the Scottish band's only British chart-topper in February 1989.
Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Echo and the Bunnymen and Devo are set to headline a new post-punk/new wave festival in Southern California called Cruel World.
From his Soft Cell Days with Dave Ball, to recordings with Nico, Siouxsie Sioux and the Rossiya Orchestra, Marc Almond has always embraced collaboration.
“People say there are two Marc Almonds,” says the singer, whose raging curiosity and fascination with the strange has fashioned an ever experimental career.
Marc Almond’s second studio album, ‘Stories Of Johnny’ was the sound of the singer coming out of his shell and ushering a wider audience back to him.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
Soft Cell put the synths in northern soul on 5 September 1981, when they took ‘Tainted Love’ to the top of the UK charts.
Soft Cell masterminds Dave Ball and Marc Almond look back on the “enjoyable chaos” of Britain’s first ever synth-pop duo.
The reissue affords a new opportunity to appreciate one of the finest works of the American-born stylist, who died at the age of 76 in March.
To celebrate Yorkshire Day, uDiscover is going one louder than the usual Top 10 and raising a glass to the Top 11 Yorkshire musicians that made a global impact.
A true artist and a great pop star, Marc Almond takes uDiscover through his hits, from Soft Cell to collaborations with Gene Pitney and Trevor Horn.
The new track is the 'Hallowe'en' Mix of the duo's intense 1983 hit.
'Northern Lights' and 'Guilty ('Cos I Say So)' are the duo's first new songs since 2002.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
The multi-disc box encompasses both phases of Soft Cell's career from 1978 to 1984, and the 2001-3 reunion.