German electronic darkwave pioneers, Second Decay were formed by Christian Purwien and Andreas Sippel in 1987. They hit the underground dark dance scene with their 12″ Killing Desire and then worked on their debut album La Décadence Électronique from 1988 to 1992. The album is full of addictive analogue electronics that combine synthetic sounds and constant rhythms with memorable vocals.
Second Decay would continue to release albums “Taste” (1994) “The Nerve” (1995) and “Hotels (1999) before disbanding in 2002. Andreas is currently working under the stage name “Vendôme” and Christian is in the band “Purwien”.


Second Decay on Discogs
Second Decay Fanclub
Christian Purwien’s homepage



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