ELECTRONIC music pioneers Soft Cell will be headlining next year’s 80’s retest festival at Powderham Castle.

Marc Almond and  Dave Ball as Soft Cell have sold over 10million albums worldwide and enjoyed twelve UK Top 40 hits in the early 1980s

The duo reformed in 2018 to play a stunning sold-out reunion show at London’s 02 and this year released their first album of new material in two decades, the critically acclaimed ‘*Happiness Not Included.’

The past twelve months have also seen Soft Cell tour their legendary 1981 debut album ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret,’ playing it in full for the very first time.

Soft Cell’s debut Let’s Rock summer 2023 headline shows will be their first outdoor festival shows since 2003.

‘We are delighted to be headlining Exeter’s Let’s Rock festival next year.;’  said Marc Almond and  Dave Ball.

‘It’s going to be a busy summer as we’re playing Northern Ireland, Shrewsbury and Southampton for the first time ever as Soft Cell, as well as in our spiritual home of Leeds, and look forward to seeing everyone at this great festival.’

Also headlining the  celebration of all things ‘80s on July 1 are 80’s girl group Bananarama and day’s musica line-up includes Tony Hadley, Midge Ure, The Undertones, The Beat, The Farm, Go West, Roland Gift, Sinitta and Hue & Cry.

Tickets can be booked from the website  https://letsrockexeter.com