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|Non Stop Erotic Cabaret (1981)||☆||♫||♁|
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Tainted Love = NO
Posted by lame on Saturday, 04.18.09 @ 17:15pm
they had some of the catchiest tunes of the 80's
Posted by viva la rock on Saturday, 04.18.09 @ 17:23pm
Now, you're saying Soft Cell is better than a number of other groups you mentioned. I'm just curious, because I don't happen to agree, but just exactly how were they better? You say they had hits everywhere but here...what were they? A lot of groups have hits in Europe, etc... that don't make it here, but surely they would make some rumbling other than "Tainted Love". I would go as far as saying that people in the states would at least have some curiousity as to what they'd follow that up with. Some of the other groups you mentioned managed to put together a string of hits here, as well as worldwide.
Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 04.18.09 @ 22:28pm
I'll take Tears for Fears over Soft Cell any day.
Posted by Cheesecrop on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 07:59am
Their other hits were:
Posted by viva la rock on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 12:56pm
well, if they get in, rock and roll will get a little gayer
Posted by lame on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 12:58pm
And where were these hits at? in your basement?
Posted by Brian on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 13:10pm
They charted in the top 20 in UK, soooo...
Posted by viva la rock on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 13:44pm
"They charted in the top 20 in UK, soooo...
Posted by Philip on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 13:49pm
Sorry, nobody is going with you on the whole "Soft Cell owns all 80's, noobz" attitude. My opinion is firm on this, Soft Cell sucks, Tainted Love sucks, and everyone you listed is better.
Posted by lame on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 13:50pm
NO CHANCE IN HELL.
Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 04.19.09 @ 15:51pm
There not going to get in, but Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret is an awesome pop album. Sorry, but that wasn't enough.
Posted by Vince on Saturday, 05.16.09 @ 22:44pm
NO CHANCE IN HELL.
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Friday, 08.20.10 @ 11:41am
Tahvo, it might not have been him posting that. Because, as you said, I've never seen him crap on an act like that.
Posted by Paul in KY on Friday, 08.20.10 @ 13:28pm
Soft Cell? Sounds like and old jewish woman rambling stream-of-conciousness over popped-up Suicide tracks. No thanks.
Posted by Oqsy on Thursday, 01.17.13 @ 15:47pm
Also, listen to "Where the Heart is". Ridiculous.
Posted by Oqsy on Thursday, 01.17.13 @ 16:21pm
fück you brah tainted love is my jam
Posted by GFW on Thursday, 01.17.13 @ 18:22pm
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