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Marc Almond

Stardom Road Gold Vinyl

Heavyweight LP £20.00

Release Date: 13/09/2019

Discs: 1

After Antony Hegarty (Antony and the Johnsons) bought Marc Almond back on stage as a surprise guest at his London show in 2005, he began to slowly gain vocal and physical strength. It was the start of a comeback which made him stronger then ever. He returned to the studio to record Stardom Road, an album full of songs telling his story. The album consists of covers and one new Almond composition. He’s combining the more familiar songs with some less known tracks. It is a portrait of all his major influences, and with tracks written by Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Al Stewart, and Bert Kaempfert among others, you can’t do anything wrong.

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. After he met David Ball they formed the internationally successful ‘electro duo’ Soft Cell. Later on he started a successful solo career.

SIDE A

1. I Have Lived
2. I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten (with Sarah Cracknell)
3. Bedsitter Images
4. The London Boys
5. Strangers In The Night
6. The Ballad Of The Sad Young Men (with Antony Hegarty)

SIDE B

1. Stardom Road
2. Kitsch
3. Backstage (I'm Lonely) (with Jools Holland)
4. Dream Lover
5. Happy Heart
6. Redeem Me (Beauty Will Redeem The World)
7. The Curtain Falls