Tainted Love
Soft Cell
Soft Cell 1982 Tainted Love 45

Sometimes I feel Ive got to
Run away Ive got to
Get away
From the pain that you drive into the heart of me

1982
8
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1982
  • single released: Jan 16, 1982 (U.S.)
  • from the Soft Cell album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret (1981)
  • a cover version of the original recorded in 1964 by Gloria Jones - it ws released in 1965, but did not chart
  • this Soft cell version of "Tainted Love" incorporates a cover of The Supremes 1964 hit "Where Did Our Love Go"
  • the biggest hit for Soft Cell
  • written by Ed Cobb (of The Four Preps); Cobb produced the Gloria Jones 1964 original version 
  • produced by Mike Thorne
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