Soft Cell is set to perform the entirety of their debut album ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ on their first North American tour in 20 years – check out the dates below and get your tickets here.
The duo returned last week (May 6) with ‘* Happiness Not Included’, their first new album in two decades. The synth-pop duo, which includes Marc Almond and Dave Ball, recently reunited on their first album since 2002’s ‘Cruelty Without Beauty’.
Then came the announcement of an announcement in late 2021, and Soft Cell going to North America later this year for their first tour in two decades.
The gigs will begin in El Cajon, California on August 23, with the next five days including performances in Chicago and New York.
Tickets are on sale now – get yours here and see the full list of dates below.
23 – El Cajon, Magnolia
24 – Los Angeles, YouTube Theater
26 – San Francisco, The Masonic
28 – Chicago, House of Blues
30 – New York, Beacon Theater
31 – Toronto, History
Speaking about the band’s new recording direction, Almond said: “On this album, I wanted to see us as a society: a place where we chose to put profit before people, money before morality. and decency, food before the rights of animals, fanaticism over justice and our own petty consolations in the face of the ineffable sufferings of others.
He continued, “But in the album there is also the belief that it would be a utopia if we could peel away the layers and understand what really matters.”
Ball added: “Science Fiction Stories for the 21st Century, explaining that the album was “recorded remotely during a world pandemic”.
Elsewhere, Soft Cell is set to play a special virtual concert with Charli XCX to celebrate the arrival of Strange things‘fourth season.
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