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Hit of the week: Soft Cell ‘Northern Lights’

Soft Cell are back with a brand new song, ‘Northern Lights’, their first in 15 years. The synthpop icons, comprised of Marc Almond and Dave Ball, have released the new track ahead of their farewell show at London’s O2 Arena next month. Almond described the track as “a celebration of our roots in northern soul.” The track’s lyrics also refer the Northern Soul movement – including references to Stoke’s iconic Golden Torch club and Manchester’s Twisted Wheel.