Tag: Soft Cell

Audio: Hear full Primavera Sound sets by Wire, Gary Numan, Marc Almond via WFMU

Audio: Hear full Primavera Sound sets by Wire, Gary Numan, Marc Almond via WFMU

New Jersey-based radio station WFMU is once again streaming full sets from the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain, today and Saturday, with performance on tap from Wire, Gary Numan, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and Roddy Frame of Aztec Camera, among others.

Soft Cell’s Marc Almond releasing ‘Variete,’ first original album in a decade, in June

Soft Cell’s Marc Almond releasing ‘Variete,’ first original album in a decade, in June

Former Soft Cell singer Marc Almond this summer will release ‘Variete’ — his first new album of “self-written songs” in a decade and possibly his last — before embarking on the ’30 Year Celebration: My Hits and A Sides’ U.K. tour later this year, which are ‘likely to be his last British concerts for some time.’

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

This week’s new releases include The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ (CD and vinyl in Europe, iTunes in the U.S.), Modern English’s first new album in 14 years, a 2CD reissue of Marc Almond’s ‘Open All Night’ and The Wonder Stuff’s re-recording of ‘Hup.’