"Tainted Love" is a song composed by Ed Cobb, formerly of The Four Preps, which was originally recorded by Gloria Jones. "Memorabilia" 4:47: 3. Download, Feature, Five Good Covers Tagged with: Bilal, Dartmouth Aires, David Ford, Gloria Jones, Marilyn Manson, Soft Cell, The Lost Fingers 12 Responses to “Five Good Covers: Tainted Love (Gloria Jones)”

Cover-Version of Gloria Jones – Tainted Love Taken from the forthcoming album "Soft Cell/Marc Almond-Memorabilia" Although track 1 is listed as Original 7" this mix is slightly different from the original 1981 single version . Soft Cell was an English synthesizer duo during the early 1980s (later re-formed).

Side two; No. The album's critical and commercial success was bolstered by the worldwide success of its single "Tainted Love", a cover version of a soul song by Gloria Jones, which topped charts worldwide and became the best-selling British single of 1981 in the United States—as a result of the single's success the album had reported advance orders of more than 200,000 copies. Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret is the debut studio album by English synth-pop duo Soft Cell.It was released in the United Kingdom on 27 November 1981 by Some Bizzare Records.

They consisted of Marc Almond (vocals) and David Ball (synthesizers). The original single has the 2:39 "Tainted Love" on the A-side with "Where Did Our Love Go" as the flip, but other single releases featured the two songs segued together as the A-side. Music Album Covers Music Albums Soft Cell Uk Singles Chart Artist Album Northern Soul 80s Music Types Of Music Little My Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go was an EP by the synthpop/new wave duo group Soft Cell.. Track listing. This song was released in various versions with Soft Cell's cover of the Supremes hit "Where Did Our Love Go." "Tainted Dub" 9:25 Their lyrics often focused on love and romance as well as the darker side of life, with subjects such as kinky sex, transvestism, drugs and murder. Soft Cell put the synths in northern soul on 5 September 1981, when they took Tainted Love to the top of the UK singles chart. A cover version of Ed Cobb's song "Tainted Love", which was originally recorded by American singer Gloria Jones and became popular after being recorded by British band Soft Cell, was included on the single's B-side. Referred to by the band as "desecratory but sensitive," it became widely viewed by commentators, as well as the band's members, as a reflection on then-emerged HIV/AIDS epidemic. Title Length; 2. In fact the group, Soft Cell, whose version of "Tainted Love" reached #1 worldwide, originally heard Gloria sing this classic years before in Northern England.