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Vermin in Ermine

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Released  October 1984 (1984-10)
Release date  October 1984
Label  Mercury Records
Artist  Marc Almond
Producer  Mike Hedges
Genre  Art Pop
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Recorded  1984 at Hartmann Digital Studios, Bavaria
Length  47:28 (LP) 75:18 (CD and Cassette)
Vermin in Ermine (1984)  Stories of Johnny (1985)
Similar  Marc Almond albums, Other albums

Marc almond shining sinners

Vermin in Ermine is the d├ębut solo studio album by the British singer/songwriter Marc Almond. It was released in October 1984 and reached number 36 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. The artwork was designed by Huw Feather from a concept by Almond with photography by Ashworth.

The best songs from marc almonds vermin in ermine album


All tracks written by Marc Almond.

CD and Cassette

All tracks written by Marc Almond.


  • Marc Almond - Vocals, All arrangements, Design concept
  • Mike Hedges - Producer
  • Tom Thiel - Engineering
  • Flood - Engineering ("Shining Sinners", "Crime Sublime")
  • Billy McGee - String Arrangements
  • Gini Ball - String Arrangements
  • Martin Ditcham - String Arrangements
  • Enrico Tomasso - Trumpet Arrangement ("Hell Was a City")
  • Ashworth - Cover Photos
  • Huw Feather - Design
  • Rizz - Glamour Wear
  • The Willing Sinners
  • Annie Hogan - Piano, Vibes
  • Billy McGee - Bass (Bowed and Picked)
  • Martin McCarrick - Cello, Keyboards
  • Richard Riley - Guitar
  • Stephen Humphreys - Drums
  • With
  • Gary Barnacle - Saxophone
  • Enrico Tomasso - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
  • Gini Ball - Violin
  • Martin Ditcham - Percussion, Tympani ("Tenderness is a Weakness")
  • Nancy Peppers - Backing Vocals ("The Boy Who Came Back", "Pink Shack Blues")
  • Spiros - Bazooki ("Shining Sinners")
  • Zeke Manyika - Drums ("Pink Shack Blues", "Ugly Head")
  • Songs

    1Shining Sinners6:38
    2Hell Was a City4:03
    3You Have5:38


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