"Tenderness is a Weakness" b/w "Love For Sale"
Released: November 1984 (1984-11)
Vermin in Ermine is the début solo studio album by the British singer/songwriter Marc Almond. It was released in 1984 and reached number thirty-six on the UK Albums Chart.Vermin in Ermine includes the singles "The Boy Who Came Back", "You Have" and "Tenderness is a Weakness".
Almond with his new assembled band The Willing Sinners - an evolution from his previous outfit Marc and the Mambas - featuring Annie Hogan, Billy McGee, Martin McCarrick, Richard Riley and Steven Humphreys, accompanied by studio musicians recorded the songs for album at Hartmann Digital Studios, Bavaria. Receiving positive reviews the album was originally released as an LP, Cassette and CD in October 1984. The artwork was designed by Huw Feather from a concept by Almond with photography by Ashworth.