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.
It’s an era that has been unfairly maligned in the past, but these days it’s clear: during a flamboyant decade, 80s pop ruled the world.
Fusing 70s pop songcraft with NYC’s underground club scene, Scissor Sisters helped usher in a new era of queer pop that lit up charts in the 00s.
Rihanna’s sophomore record, ‘A Girl Like Me’, saw her evolve beyond the dancehall and introduced the world to an emerging pop force to be reckoned with.
Motown’s secret weapon, Marc Bolan’s widow, and a Northern soul icon, you’ve heard Gloria Jones, even if you’ve never heard of her…
Offering an embarrassment of riches for collectors and audiophiles alike, these are the best box sets for Christmas 2018 wishlists.
Unashamedly sleazy, ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ harnessed the new rules of the dancefloor to create “a soundtrack to a striptease clip joint”.
Lady Gaga goes pocket-sized while Carpenters go bigger than ever in the best pop music gifts this holiday season has to offer.
From his Soft Cell Days with Dave Ball, to recordings with Nico, Siouxsie Sioux and the Rossiya Orchestra, Marc Almond has always embraced collaboration.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
The new track is the 'Hallowe'en' Mix of the duo's intense 1983 hit.
Soft Cell masterminds Dave Ball and Marc Almond look back on the “enjoyable chaos” of Britain’s first ever synth-pop duo.
Soft Cell put the synths in northern soul on 5 September 1981, when they took ‘Tainted Love’ to the top of the UK charts.
Modern and strictly electronic, Tangerine Dream’s September 1981 album, ‘Exit’, was a tightly structured effort with a dancefloor-friendly pop sensibility.