The Human League

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  1. Kieron

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    I'm a ridiculous fan of the Human League, last November Mrs K and I had front row seats at the O2 Apollo in Manchester.

    Thought you might like this 'highlights' video that we both shot.

    The Human League - Live at the O2 Apollo...


    Shot on a pair of iPhone 6+'s and edited in Final Cut Pro.
     
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    And my wonderful framed "Dare" picture discs. (Told you I was a Human League geek!)
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    Already ordered the version with the signed print. Half speed mastered LP's of virtually all the hits. I'm a huge fan (as you can tell) so I ordered immediately. Well actually Mrs K is buying it me for Xmas but I put the order in the moment it was announced.

    I've a huge collection of Human League vinyl from all over the world, picture discs, Japanese OBI releases, German pressings etc etc. So this was a guaranteed purchase for me.

    Hey what can I say - I love the league!
     
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    Check out Mark Gemini Thwaite's version of Seconds.
    It's on Spotify under MGT "Volumes"

    Cracking version with Saffron Sprackling from Republica on vocals.
     
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    Amazon are currently doing the 3LP vinyl set for £39.99 so I took the plunge. Currently spinning at the moment, certain the original Being Boiled sounds great on this, better than my crackly old 7"

    Not sure about some of the proclamations on the back of the sleeve though about being "previously unreleased tracks", as far as I can tell they are all nonsense and wrong.
     
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    @english_bob

    have you got a link to the vinyl set please.

    Curly
     
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    I played a few bits of the clip and got up to Fascination and OMG that's awful isn't it, what do we expect though, the voice goes eventually and heaven knows how old he is now. A couple of Glastonbury's back I remember seeing James and Tim Booth just can't sing anymore.

    About Human League singles, which was their finest? Is it the ever popular Don't You Want Me or perhaps something more interesting like Being Boiled or Love Action?
     
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    Needs a dislike button for that
     
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    If you don't like it, go read something else.
     
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    He's 62 according to wiki. The League put out so many good singles it's very difficult to pick out just one as their finest. I'd have to have at least 3 or 4 of them.

    Bri
     
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    I saw The Human League at the Forum in Hatfield, Hertfordshire - which is a very small venue - at the end of 2012. We were right down the front. It's still one of my fav gigs ever.
     
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    I was a big fan over the years and picked up a number of 12 inch singles. Just dug them out and have the following:
    The Dignity of Labour pts 1-4.
    Red – Hard Times/Love Action.
    100 – Don't You Want Me/Don't You Want Me (ext. Dance Mix).
    Red – The Sound of the Crowd.
    Red – Fascination.
    Blue – Open Your Heart/Non–Stop.
    Mirror Man.
    And an album – Reproduction.

    Been a long time since I've even been able to play a record! Let me know if they are of any interest.

    Graham
     

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