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A Virgin’s Tale, Volumes 1 and 2


Such was Marc Almond’s productivity during his mid-80s stint on Virgin that even though he only recorded two formal albums for the label, Stories of Johnny and Mother Fist, he recorded that much and more via various B-sides and EPs. Combining two separate CDs first released in the 1990s, A Virgin’s Tale is crammed with strong and often undeservedly obscure performances, including the remaining covers from his A Woman’s Story EP like Procol Harum’s “A Salty Dog” and Eartha Kitt’s “The Heel,” and originals like “I’m Sick Of You Tasting Of Somebody Else.”

Ned Raggett

Darklands cover


The Jesus and Mary Chain
Love & Hate cover

Love & Hate

Section 25
Love Junk cover

Love Junk

The Pursuit of Happiness
The Scream cover

The Scream

Siouxsie & the Banshees
Tubeway Army cover

Tubeway Army

Gary Numan, Tubeway Army