Singer-songwriter with Soft Cell that has performed with numerous additional groups and offers recorded solo function for a lot more than 4 decades. Starting his casual musical education by hearing John Peel off on the air, he later researched performance artwork at Southport University. Rising to popularity with Soft Cell, he released his debut single recording in 1984 and continuing to release materials hopping genres in the 1990s and 2000s. Openly homosexual, continues to be along with his partner for over two decades. Venturing into avant-garde place in 2011, he released an recording of spoken-word homoerotic poetry by Jean Cocteau while others, arranged to musical support.