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In News May 3, But Soft Cell got there first. Soft Cell have had a curious dual life in the public's consciousness since their drug-fuelled implosion in , subsequent to their final album This Last Night in Sodom. Non-fans will bop to "Tainted Love" at their best friend's wedding, may be aware of "Say Hello, Wave Goodbye" and perhaps even "Bedsitter", at a push, and will tend to lump Almond and Dave Ball his taciturn synth whizz co-founder with the naff New Romantic likes of Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet.
How they invented techno with the minimalist Sheffield bleep banger "Memorabilia" which was featured on Matthew Styles' mix for Crosstown Rebels' Rebel Rave 4.
How Almond's lyrics, epistles from the gutters that beatified addicts, strippers, compromised pop stars, desperate housewives, sexual compulsives and dealt with themes of love, murder, ecstasy and insanity blew pretty much all of his contemporaries out of the water bar Morrissey and Nick Cave.
They know all this and more. With Almond's theatrical use of make-up and leather stage outfits, it was perhaps inevitable that his band would become irretrievably associated with sleaze for some sections of the public in the eighties.
But "Sex Dwarf," a song that, ironically, satirises smutty 80's tabloid sensationalism didn't do the band any favours and arguably imprisoned the duo within a box labelled 'other' for the rest of its natural life. The track's lyrics, which concern a notional "Sex Dwarf" set on "luring disco dollies to a life of vice," were inspired by a headline that Almond saw in the now-defunct News of the World.
It's certainly one of Soft Cell's most bizarre confections, a strange tale of "looking to procure" before "making it with the dumb chauffeur" of a gold Rolls Royce.