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Soft Cell - 73% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Leeds, England, in 1980 this electro pop duo features vocalist Marc Almond (Peter Mark Sinclair Almond, 9 July 1957, Southport, Lancashire, England) and synthesizer player Dave Ball (b. David Ball, 3 May 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England). The art school twosome came to the attention of Some Bizzare Records entrepreneur Stevo following the release of their sel Read more

Erasure - 22% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Keyboard player and arranger Vince Clarke (Vincent John Martin, 3 July 1960, South Woodford, London, England) had already enjoyed success as a member of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and the Assembly when he decided to undertake a new project in 1985. The plan was to record an album with 10 different singers, but after auditioning vocalist Andy Bell (b. 25 April 1964, Peterborough, C Read more

Jimmy Somerville - 18% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland. Somerville came to prominence during the 80s as lead singer with first Bronski Beat and then the Communards, and while his solo career has never reached those commercial heights he has maintained a steady fanbase and is a popular live performer.Raised in Glasgow, Somerville developed his dramatic fals Read more

The Communards - 18% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After leaving Bronski Beat in the spring of 1985, vocalist Jimmy Somerville (James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland) teamed up with the classically trained pianist Richard Coles (b. 23 June 1962, Northampton, England) to form the Committee. When a rival group laid claim to that name, they became the Communards, a title borrowed from a nineteenth-century group of F Read more

Blancmange - 14% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK electro pop duo featured Neil Arthur (15 June 1958, Lancashire, England; vocals/guitar) and Steven Luscombe (b. 29 October 1954; keyboards). After debuting with an EP, Irene And Mavis, they were invited by disc jockey/entrepreneur Stevo to appear on his influential 1981 Some Bizzare compilation. This led to a contract with London Records and a synthesizer-based albu Read more

Bronski Beat - 14% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Anglo-Scottish band was formed in 1983 by Jimmy Somerville (James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Steve Bronski (b. 7 February 1960, Glasgow, Scotland; keyboards) and Larry Steinbachek (b. 6 May 1960, London, England; keyboards). After establishing themselves in London’s gay community, the trio was awarded a support slot for a Tina Turner show Read more

Heaven 17 - 14% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An offshoot project from the UK production company BEF, this synthpop band featured the keyboards duo Ian Craig Marsh (11 November 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and Martyn Ware (b. 19 May 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and vocalist Glenn Gregory (b. 16 May 1958, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England). Heaven 17’s first UK hit was the dance-orientated ‘(We Don& Read more

Pet Shop Boys - 14% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by Neil Tennant (10 July 1954, North Shields, Northumberland, England; vocals) and Chris Lowe (b. Christopher Sean Lowe, 4 October 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; keyboards) in 1981, this highly inventive UK duo owes their long-term career to the ability to bridge melodic pop and dance music with intelligence and style.Lowe studied as an Read more

The Human League - 14% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Boy George - 13% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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George O’Dowd, 14 June 1961, Eltham, Kent, England. During the early 80s O’Dowd became a regular on London’s New Romantic club scene. His appearances at clubs such as Billy’s, Blitz, Heaven and Hell were regularly featured in the pages of magazines such as Blitz and The Face. Flaunting a series of flamboyant cross-dressing styles he caught the attention o Read more

Alison Moyet - 12% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Genevieve Alison-Jane Moyet, 18 June 1961, Billericay, Essex, England. The former singer of the synthesizer duo Yazoo (known as Yaz in the USA), Moyet embarked on a solo career in 1983, after critics had consistently praised her outstanding natural blues voice. Her debut Alf was a superb recording produced and co-written by Tony Swain and Steve Jolley. ‘Love Resurrectio Read more

Fun Boy Three - 12% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When the Specials topped the UK charts in June 1981 with the spellbinding ‘Ghost Town’ few would have guessed that three of their members would depart immediately to form an offshoot group. By October, Terry Hall (19 March 1959, Coventry, England; vocals), Neville Staple(s) (vocals/drums) and Lynval Golding (b. 24 July 1951, Coventry, England; guitar) had launched Read more

Toyah - 12% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Toyah Ann Willcox, 18 May 1958, Kings Heath, Birmingham, England. One of the more talented individuals to have risen under the banner of punk, Toyah roamed with the gangs of Birmingham before channelling her energy into Birmingham Old Rep Drama School. She later worked as a mime artist at the Ballet Rambert, before winning her first professional acting role in the BBC Televi Read more

Visage - 12% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A synthesizer ‘jamming’ band fronted by Steve Strange (Steve Harrington, 28 May 1959, Wales), with other members including Midge Ure (b. James Ure, 10 October 1953, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland; guitar), Rusty Egan (b. 19 September 1957), Billy Currie (b. William Lee Currie, 1 April 1950, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England; violin), Dave Formula (keyboards), Joh Read more

Altered Images - 11% match to Marc Almond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1979, this Scottish pop ensemble featured Clare Grogan (17 March 1962, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Johnny McElhone (b. 21 April 1963, Glasgow, Scotland; bass), Tony McDaid (guitar), and Michael ‘Tich’ Anderson (drums). Even before their recorded debut, Grogan found herself cast in a film, Gregory’s Girl, by director Bill Forsyth. In 1980, Altered Ima Read more


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