Marc Almond

Genres: Dance Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Peter Mark Sinclair Almond, 9 July 1957, Southport, Lancashire, England. Following the demise of the electro pop duo Soft Cell and their adventurous offshoot Marc And The Mambas, Almond embarked on a solo career. With backing from the Willing Sinners, his first such venture was 1984’s Vermin In Ermine, which barely consolidated his reputation and proved to be his last album for Phonogram Records. Stories Of Johnny, released on Some Bizzare Records through Virgin Records, was superior and displayed Almond’s undoubted power as a torch singer. Prior to the album’s release, he had reached the UK Top 5 in a camp disco-inspired duet with Bronski Beat titled ‘I Feel Love (Medley)’. The single combined two Donna Summer hits (‘Love To Love You Baby’ and ‘I Feel Love’) with snatches of John Leyton’s ‘Johnny Remember Me’, all sung in high register by fellow vocalist Jimmy Somerville. The controversial Mother Fist And...

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