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  • 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.
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  • 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.

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