Marc Almond - Wonderhall

Biography

Marc Almond is an internationally acclaimed and successful artist. He has sold over 30 million records worldwide and is an icon and influence to a generation of musicians.

He was born in Southport, a seaside town in the north of England, in 1957. After an unsettled childhood of moving to Harrogate, Leeds and back to Southport, of illness and learning difficulties he finally left school at 17 with few qualifications. As a teen he worked in Southport Theatre and on Southport fairground while singing in a local band, covering hits of the day. After school he spent five years at art college including a three year Fine Art BA course at Leeds Polytechnic where he left in 1979 with a BA Honours. At art college he developed his style of mixing experimental performance and cabaret pop with music and film studies. He began visiting London and worked in Soho during college breaks, documenting his experiences in his early performances; Zazu, Twilights and Lowlifes and Glamour in Squalor. It was at Leeds Poly that he met David Ball and together they formed the internationally successful ‘electro duo’ Soft Cell in 1979.

November 2016 saw the release of the much lauded Trials Of Eyeliner, Marc’s eagerly anticipated box set anthology released through Universal Music. Following Trials Of Eyeliner, Marc released a Greatest Hits collection, Hits And Pieces, once again through Universal, in March 2017. With so many career highlights featured within the 2-disc set it was no surprise to see the album push Marc firmly back into the UK Top 10 and this was further supplemented with a number of high profile TV and radio appearances. Shortly after the album’s release came a sold-out UK tour culminating in a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse.
Marc unveiled a brand-new album, Shadows And Reflections, in September 2017, his first for the BMG label after signing a new 3 year 2 album deal. A labour of love, it was a heavily orchestrated collection of baroque pop nuggets from the 1960’s for which Marc is revered. Shadows And Reflections was followed by a 20 date orchestral UK Tour.
Mr Almond had the great pleasure of accepting the honour of OBE in March 2018.
The seminal electronic duo Soft Cell (Marc Almond/Dave Ball) celebrated their 40th year in 2018 with the release of their anthology, through UMC, on 7 September 2018. Entitled Keychains & Snowstorms: The Soft Cell Story, this ten-disc Box Set featured nine CDs and a DVD, encompassing both phases of their illustrious career from 1978 to 1984 and the 2001-3 reunion. It’s the story of 21 million records sold worldwide. 13 UK chart singles, five of them Top 10 hits, two gold and one platinum selling albums. Marc Almond will release a new album of original songs in 2019 through BMG.

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