Human League

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  1. dennishasdoneit

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    Got the original 12" 5 track ep of Nowhere Girl..very scarce now...'Scare some life into me 'id forgotten all about,b side to the 12 " Some Bizzare re issue of NG.
    'The Moles' off the Some Bizzare album put together by Stevo was a rough and ready mini classic
    I saw there original comeback gig at some club in central london about 15 yrs ago...it was bedlam for the small but loyal band of followers luvky enough to see it..like a punk gig.mayhem.
    Also saw them a year later in notts and then Mansfield.
     
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  2. Nightmare Walking

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    Same thing used to be said about Depeche Mode as well in regards to Smash Hits etc and that gave them a bad reputation which has taken the best part of 40 years to overcome in this country.
     
  3. BimboBob

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    Listen, Can you smell something?
    Most people think they quit years ago and are genuinely surprised when you mention an album or selling out the Olympic Stadium.
     
  4. BimboBob

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    Listen, Can you smell something?
    Graham returned as well.
     
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  5. BlindEyeSeesAll

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    Yes, I was having a dig around online last night and I noticed that. To my surprise I also noticed they're playing in Manchester at the end of Nov.

    Definitely going to go. I haven't seen them since the early 80's.
     
  6. dennishasdoneit

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    Do you remember A letter from Afar ...
    A come back release in mid 80s I think
    A very average electronic sound. .They had in effect missed the boat with that
    tho with a glossy 12" pic sleeve they nearly made the top 40 iirc
     
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  7. dennishasdoneit

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    Circus of death by HL always a fav of mine.haunting electonic back best and great vocal by P.O.
    Another example of how similar theHL were to Wham, simply red etc....how the 'girls' must have loved Circus of death...b side of Being Boiled...bet they were queuing up to purchase it....lol
     
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  8. BlindEyeSeesAll

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    I do remember it - might even have a copy of it hidden away somewhere.

    I don't think signing to some bizzare did them any favours tbh. Stevo was a headcase ,and had far too many other things going on at the time with the label to give them what they needed.

    In some ways they were unlucky.
     

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