- Author Existence Failure. Almond came close in 2004 after a serious motorcycle accident, spending two weeks in a coma and suffering very serious injuries.
- Creator Backlash: Marc Almond doesn't seem keen on the cover versions these days. He has a rather ambivalent attitude to "Tainted Love" (partly for the reason mentioned under Berserk Button above) and outright hates "What".
- One-Hit Wonder: "Tainted Love" was their only Top 40 hit in Billboard.
- Word of God: apparently the line in Sex Dwarf "Luring disco dollies to a life of vice" was a headline they found in the tabloid News Of The World.
Trivia / Soft Cell