Tag Archives: Human League

Record Review: Hot Gossip – Geisha Boys + Temple Girls

Arlene Phillips Hot Gossip: Geisha Boys + Temple Girls UK CD [2007] Circus of Death Morale Word Before Last Geisha Boys + Temple Girls I Don’t Depend on You Houses In Motion Burn For You Soul Warfare When you least … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – The Sound Of The Crowd EP

The Human League: The Sound Of The Crowd CANADA EP [1981] The Sound Of The Crowd [ext. ver] Tom Baker Boys And Girls Dancevision The Sound Of The Crowd (Add Your Voice) I had heard The Human League on the … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: The Day K-Tel Got HIP!

Various: Modern Dance UK LP [1981] Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark: Joan Of Arc Japan: Quiet Life The Human League: Love Action Heaven 17: Penthouse + Pavement Depeche Mode: New Life Simple Minds: Sweat In Bullet John Foxx – Europe … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 3

Yikes! It’s another busy day and I only have minutes to blog today. That means… Badges! This was the official badge of the late, lamented Crunchy Armadillo Records! Back in the early 80s, my friend Tom was at the scuzzy … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: Cash Cows

This is not specifically a New Wave Compilation, but the timing of this label comp plants it with one foot in the mid 70s and one foot in the early 80s. Virgin Records were undergoing a shedding of skin from … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: Methods Of Dance

Back in the day there were certain labels that just had New Wave cachet out the wazoo, as it were. Virgin Records, largely thanks to the taste of A&R chief Simon Draper, always seemed to know exactly the music I … Continue reading

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