Tag Archives: Heaven 17

How Does the New Heaven 17 BSOG Compare To My Attempt?

Heaven 17 fans have been abuzz in the period where the blog was inactive lately! But that didn’t stop the world from spinning or the comments to pile up elsewhere. But it’s true! Demon Records Group are releasing a 10xCD … Continue reading

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Seminal Single: Heaven 17 – [We Don’t Need This] Fascist Groove Thang

Heaven 17/B.E.F. – [We Don’t Need this] Fascist Groove Thang UK 12″ [1981] Heaven 17: [We Don’t Need this] Fascist Groove Thang + B.E.F. Ident B.E.F.: Decline Of The West This single hit with all the force of the multi-megaton … Continue reading

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Heaven 17 Are Preparing To Give Us The Luxury We Deserve

It’s been 35 years since the second Heaven 17 album took them from cult act to chart act so it must be time for an anniversary tour, yes? When the first single from “The Luxury Gap” appeared in the form … Continue reading

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Record Review: Hot Gossip – Soul Warfare

Hot Gossip: Soul Warfare UK 12″ [1982] Soul Warfare Soul Warfare [instrumental] Back in April, I wrote about the excellent 12″ that The British Electric Foundation produced for the dance troupe Hot Gossip. It was a cover of the early … Continue reading

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Guest Post: British Electric Foundation, live in Birmingham, 21-Oct-16 (part two)

Following the events detailed in part one of this post — wherein your humble narrator enjoyed front-row seating for once-in-a-lifetime performance of Heaven 17’s Penthouse & Pavement straight through and live —we enjoyed a 20-minute break during which the management … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Penthouse & Pavement @ 35, live in Birmingham, 21-Oct-16 (part 1)

Our second Heaven 17 show while in the UK for other reasons was more of a rendezvous (… with destiny!) than a planned evening out, though we had gotten tickets to the first gig we saw (see Friday’s entry) before … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Heaven 17 @ The Jazz Cafe, London, 5-Oct-16

Greetings, oh ye faithful followers of the Post-Punk Monk! I’m the … er … New Wave Knave, and I’ll be adding to the holy writ of … oh heck … hey gang, I’m chasinvictoria, as often seen in the comments … Continue reading

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