Bedsitter (song)

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"Bedsitter"
Single by Soft Cell
from the album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
B-side "Facility Girls"
Released 29 October 1981
Format 7", 12"
Genre Synthpop, new wave
Length 3:36 (Single Version)
Label Some Bizzare Records
Songwriter(s) Marc Almond, David Ball
Producer(s) Mike Thorne
Soft Cell singles chronology
"Tainted Love"
(1981)
"Bedsitter"
(1981)
"Say Hello, Wave Goodbye"
(1982)

"Tainted Love"
(1981)
"Bedsitter"
(1981)
"Say Hello, Wave Goodbye"
(1982)

"Bedsitter" is a song by British synthpop duo Soft Cell, from the album Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. Released as a single in October 1981, it reached no. 4 in the UK.[1]

A song that explored the underbelly of the London club scene of the time, it has been described by critic Jon Savage as one of the greatest songs of the 1980s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bedsitter - official charts". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 11 April 2015. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Jon Savage on song - Guardian". Guardian.com. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 

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