Soft Cell are an English synthpop duo who came to prominence in the early 1980s. They consist of vocalist Marc Almond and instrumentalist David Ball. The duo are principally known for their 1981 hit version of "Tainted Love" (#8 US) and 1981 debut album entitled Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret.
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings... I had a request for more Marc Almond. My Pleasure. This was one of those songs that played every night in alternative dance clubs in 1988. From the album "The Stars We Are" which not only contained a duet with German singer Nico, one of Andy Warhols Superstars and Velvet Underground collaborator but also 1960's "Town Without Pity" singer Gene Pitney.