Soft Cell


Soft Cell is an English synth-pop duo (Marc Almond and David Ball) who became famous during the early 1980s. They are best known for their remake of an early 1960s R&B song, "Tainted Love" (1982), which became a Top 10 hit in the U.S. and topped the charts in many other countries.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Tainted Love (1982)

Pop charts debut year: 1982

Years active: 1978-1984, 2001-2002, 2018-present

Genres: Synth-pop, new wave, minimal synth, electronic

Labels: Sire, Twisted/MCA



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