Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret... And Other Stories: Live
Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret… And Other Stories: Live

Soft Cell are to release Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret… And Other Stories: Live album and film on 12 May via LiveHereNow, and Classic Pop is proud to present an an exclusive clip from the video.

Watch their performance of Monoculture, from the pair’s 2002 album Cruelty Without Beauty below.

“It was incredible performing the whole of Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret live at the end of 2021, and fortunately happening when we were nearing the end of the pandemic,” Dave Ball tells Classic Pop. “It was especially gratifying to hear the audience reaction to the album tracks like Chips On My Shoulder and Seedy Films, songs we had not played live since 1981 yet went down as well as the big singles. We will be adding some of these album tracks again to our future sets as they are really fun to play.”

Released on double and quadruple vinyl, double CD, DVD and Blu-ray on the 12th May via LiveHereNow, the show was filmed in November 2021 at one of Soft Cell’s two sellout concerts at London’s Hammersmith Apollo celebrating the 40th anniversary of Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret.

As well as the seminal 1981 debut album performed in full for the very first time, the collection also includes the band’s chart hits alongside tracks from across Soft Cell’s career that have never been performed before live, plus songs from the electronic duo’s current album.

Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret… And Other Stories: Live is available to pre-order now on the following formats, as well as some strictly-limited super-collectable special editions still to be announced:

2CD/DVD/BluRay Slip Case (strictly limited to 1000 copies),
Double Album: Pink and Blue 180g Heavyweight Vinyl (Features Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret Live)
Quadruple Album: Sparkle 180g Heavyweight Vinyl (Features the full 24 track show)

Soft Cell live dates 2023

Soft Cell will l be headlining Hampton Court Palace Festival on Wednesday 7th June. This adds to the previously announced live dates coming up for Marc and Dave in 2023, including a show with Peter Hook and The Light 7th July at Rochester Castle, two dates with Heaven 17 and OMD. Not forgetting the Let’s Rock tour with Roland Gift, OMD, Midge Ure and Tony Hadley throughout summer.

MAY 2023
27 – Let’s Rock Wales – Tickets

JUNE 2023
3 – St Annes Park, Dublin – Tickets
7 – Hampton Court Palace, Surrey – Tickets
17 – Let’s Rock Leeds – Tickets

JULY 2023
1 – Let’s Rock Exeter – Tickets
7 – Rochester Castle, Kent – Tickets
8 – Let’s Rock Southampton – Tickets
15 – Let’s Rock Shrewsbury – Tickets

5 – Let’s Rock Northern Ireland – Tickets
11 – Heritage Live at Audley End House and Gardens – Tickets