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Heaven 17 are an English new wave and synth-pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980. [1]

148 relations: A Clockwork Orange (novel), ABC (band), Airplay, Al Green, Alternative rock, Anthony Burgess, ARIA Charts, Australian Recording Industry Association, Band Aid (band), BBC, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 4, BBC Red Button, BBC Two, Before After, Being Boiled, Bernie Nolan, Bigger Than America, Billboard 200, Billie Godfrey, Billy Mackenzie, Billy Preston, Bowers & Wilkins, Brass section, Brit Awards, British Electric Foundation, British Phonographic Industry, Brothers in Rhythm, Carol Kenyon, Chaka Khan, Children in Need, Come Live with Me (Heaven 17 song), Compact Cassette, Compilation album, Concert tour, Contenders (song), Cover version, Crushed by the Wheels of Industry, Dance Club Songs, Dance troupe, Designing Heaven, Discogs, Do They Know It's Christmas?, Drum machine, Earth, Wind & Fire, Electric Dreams (film), Electronic music, Elton John, EMI, Empire State Human, ..., Erasure, Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana, Gary Glitter, GfK Entertainment Charts, Glastonbury Festival, Glenn Gregory, Greatest hits album, Green Gartside, Hank Marvin, Hot Gossip, How Men Are, Ian Craig Marsh, Irish Singles Chart, ITV (TV channel), Jimmy Ruffin, John Shuttleworth (character), Kent Music Report, KROQ-FM, La Roux, Lalah Hathaway, Landscape (band), Later... with Jools Holland, Lead vocalist, Left-wing politics, Let Me Go (Heaven 17 song), Let's Stay Together (Al Green song), Linn LM-1, List of music recording certifications, Live Aid, Long Island, Mainstream rock, Marc Almond, Martyn Ware, MegaCharts, Midge Ure, Music recording certification, Naked as Advertised, New wave music, Nick Ashton-Hart, Night of the Proms, Night Shift (film), Party Fears Two, Paul Jones (singer), Paula Yates, Penthouse and Pavement, Philip Oakey, Piano, Pleasure One, Plusnet, Recorded Music NZ, Remix, Remix album, Richard James Burgess, Rocket Man (song), Ronald Reagan, Scala (club), Scritti Politti, Session musician, Sheffield, Showroom, Sliver (film), Soft Cell, Sony BMG, Sound recording and reproduction, Sport Aid, St Ives, New South Wales, Sting (musician), Summer Lovers, Sunset Now, Sverigetopplistan, Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique, Synth-pop, Talking Heads, Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho, Temptation (Heaven 17 song), Terence Trent D'Arby, The Associates (band), The Ballad of Go Go Brown, The Foolish Thing to Do, The Human League, The Leadmill, The Luxury Gap, The Rapino Brothers, The Tube (TV series), This Is Mine, Tina Turner, Top 40, Trainspotting (film), Trouble (Heaven 17 song), UK Albums Chart, UK Singles Chart, Utopian and dystopian fiction, Virgin Records, War Child (charity), WLIR, (Don't Fear) The Reaper, (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang, ...(And That's No Lie). Expand index (98 more) »

A Clockwork Orange (novel)

A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satirical black comedy novel by English writer Anthony Burgess, published in 1962.

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ABC (band)

ABC are an English pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980.

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In radio broadcasting, airplay is how frequently a song is being played on radio stations.

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Al Green

Albert Leornes Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an African American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Take Me to the River", "Tired of Being Alone", "I'm Still in Love with You", "Love and Happiness", and his signature song, "Let's Stay Together".

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer and composer.

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ARIA Charts

The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.

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Australian Recording Industry Association

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.

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Band Aid (band)

Band Aid is a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Red Button

BBC Red Button is a branding used for digital interactive television services provided by the BBC, and broadcast in the United Kingdom.

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BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Before After

Before After is the seventh studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Being Boiled

"Being Boiled" is a song by the British synthpop band The Human League.

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Bernie Nolan

Bernadette Therese "Bernie" Nolan (17 October 1960 – 4 July 2013) was an English-Irish actress, singer and television personality, formerly lead vocalist of the girl group the Nolans.

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Bigger Than America

Bigger Than America is the sixth studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Billie Godfrey

Billie Godfrey is an English singer.

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Billy Mackenzie

William MacArthur MacKenzie (27 March 1957 – 22 January 1997) was a Scottish singer, with a high tenor voice.

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Billy Preston

William Everett Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel.

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Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins, or B&W, is a British company that produces audio equipment, most notably loudspeakers.

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Brass section

The brass section of the orchestra, concert band, and jazz ensemble consist of brass instruments, and is one of the main sections in all three ensembles.

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Brit Awards

The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.

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British Electric Foundation

B.E.F. (British Electric Foundation) was a band/production company formed by former Human League members Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh which became largely eclipsed by its best-known project, Heaven 17 (with lead singer Glenn Gregory).

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British Phonographic Industry

The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.

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Brothers in Rhythm

Brothers in Rhythm are an English electronic music trio consisting of producers / remixers and DJs Steve Anderson, Dave Seaman and Alan Bremner.

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Carol Kenyon

Carol Kenyon (born 1959) (sometimes spelt Karol) is a British singer.

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus.

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Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity.

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Come Live with Me (Heaven 17 song)

"Come Live With Me" is a song by the British synthpop band Heaven 17, released in 1983 as the fourth single from their second album The Luxury Gap.

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Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

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Compilation album

A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.

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Concert tour

A concert tour (or simply tour) is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations.

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Contenders (song)

"Contenders" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1986 as the first single from their fourth studio album Pleasure One.

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Cover version

In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.

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Crushed by the Wheels of Industry

"Crushed by the Wheels of Industry" is a song by the British synthpop band Heaven 17, released in 1983 as the fifth and final single from their second studio album The Luxury Gap.

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Dance Club Songs

The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.

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Dance troupe

A dance troupe or dance company is a group of dancers and associated personnel who work together to perform dances as a spectacle or entertainment.

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Designing Heaven

"Designing Heaven" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1996 as the lead single from their sixth studio album Bigger Than America.

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Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.

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Do They Know It's Christmas?

"Do They Know It's Christmas?" is a song written in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in reaction to television reports of the 1983–1985 famine in Ethiopia.

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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.

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Electric Dreams (film)

Electric Dreams is a 1984 American-British science fiction romantic comedy film set in San Francisco, California, that depicts a love triangle between a man, a woman and a personal computer.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Empire State Human

"Empire State Human" is a song by the British synthpop group The Human League.

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Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke.

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Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana

The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.

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Gary Glitter

Paul Francis Gadd (born 8 May 1944), known by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved popular success in the 1970s and 80s.

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GfK Entertainment Charts

The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).

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Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.

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Glenn Gregory

Glenn Peter Gregory (born 16 May 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose music career spans more than 30 years.

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Greatest hits album

A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band.

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Green Gartside

Green Gartside (born Paul Julian Strohmeyer, 22 June 1955) is a Welsh musician, and the frontman of the band Scritti Politti.

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Hank Marvin

Hank Brian Marvin (born Brian Robson Rankin, 28 October 1941) is an English multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter.

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Hot Gossip

Hot Gossip (1974–1986) were a British dance troupe, who made television appearances and in 1978 backed Sarah Brightman on her single, "I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper".

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How Men Are

How Men Are is the third studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Ian Craig Marsh

Ian Craig Marsh (born 11 November 1956) is an English musician and composer.

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Irish Singles Chart

The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.

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ITV (TV channel)

ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.

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Jimmy Ruffin

James Lee RuffinRibowsky, Mark (2010), Ain't Too Proud to Beg: The Troubled Lives and Enduring Soul of the Temptations, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, p. 89.

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John Shuttleworth (character)

John Shuttleworth is a fictional singer-songwriter and radio presenter, created by English comedy actor and musician Graham Fellows in 1986.

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Kent Music Report

The Kent Music Report was a weekly record chart of Australian music singles and albums which was compiled by music enthusiast David Kent from May 1974 through to 1988.

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KROQ-FM (106.7 FM, 106.7 KROQ) is a radio station licensed to Pasadena, California serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.

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La Roux

La Roux is an English synth-pop act formed in 2006 by singer Eleanor "Elly" Jackson and record producer Ben Langmaid.

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Lalah Hathaway

Eulaulah Donyll "Lalah" Hathaway (born December 16, 1968) is an American singer.

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Landscape (band)

Landscape was an English synthpop band, best known for the 1981 hits "Einstein a Go-Go" and "Norman Bates".

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Later... with Jools Holland


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Lead vocalist

The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.

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Left-wing politics

Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.

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Let Me Go (Heaven 17 song)

"Let Me Go" (labelled as "Let Me Go!" on the sleeve of the single) is a single by Heaven 17, taken from (and released several months before) their second album The Luxury Gap.

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Let's Stay Together (Al Green song)

"Let's Stay Together" is a song by American singer Al Green from his 1972 album of the same name.

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Linn LM-1

The Linn LM-1 Drum Computer is a drum machine manufactured by Linn Electronics and released in 1980.

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List of music recording certifications

Music recording certifications are typically awarded by the global music industry based on the total units sold, streamed, or shipped to retailers.

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Live Aid

Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Mainstream rock

Mainstream rock (also known as heritage rock) is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in the United States and Canada.

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Marc Almond

Peter Mark Sinclair "Marc" Almond, (born 9 July 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.

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Martyn Ware

Martyn Ware (born 19 May 1956) is an English musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and music programmer.

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MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.

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Midge Ure

James "Midge" Ure (born 10 October 1953) is a Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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Naked as Advertised

Naked as Advertised is the eighth studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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Nick Ashton-Hart

Nick Ashton-Hart is the Geneva Representative of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA).

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Night of the Proms

Night of the Proms is a series of concerts held annually in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark, Poland and the United States.

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Night Shift (film)

Night Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, directed by Ron Howard, concerning a timid night shift morgue employee whose life is turned upside down by a free-spirited entrepreneur.

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Party Fears Two

"Party Fears Two" is a 1982 single by Scottish band Associates, released from their second studio (and third album in total) Sulk.

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Paul Jones (singer)

Paul Jones (born Paul Pond, 24 February 1942) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter.

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Paula Yates

Paula Elizabeth Yates (24 April 195917 September 2000) was an English television presenter and writer, best known for her work on two television programmes, The Tube and The Big Breakfast.

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Penthouse and Pavement

Penthouse and Pavement is the debut studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Philip Oakey

Philip Oakey (born 2 October 1955) is an English singer, songwriter and record producer.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Pleasure One

Pleasure One is the fourth studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Plusnet plc is a British quad play internet service provider (ISP); providing broadband, landline, digital television and Mobile services.

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Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.

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A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.

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Remix album

A remix album is an album consisting mostly of remixes or re-recorded versions of a music artists' earlier released material.

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Richard James Burgess

Richard James Burgess (born 29 June 1949) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and inventor.

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Rocket Man (song)

"Rocket Man" (officially titled "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)") is a song composed by Elton John and Bernie Taupin and originally performed by John.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Scala (club)

Scala is a nightclub and live music venue on Pentonville Road, London, England, near King's Cross railway station.

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Scritti Politti

Scritti Politti are a British band, originally formed in 1977 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, by the Welsh singer-songwriter Green Gartside.

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Session musician

Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances.

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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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A showroom is a large space used to display products or show entertainment.

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Sliver (film)

Sliver is a 1993 erotic thriller film based on the Ira Levin novel of the same name about the mysterious occurrences in a privately owned New York high-rise apartment building.

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Soft Cell

Soft Cell are an English synthpop duo who came to prominence in the early 1980s, consisting of vocalist Marc Almond and instrumentalist David Ball.

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Sony BMG

Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.

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Sound recording and reproduction

Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.

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Sport Aid

Sport Aid (also known as Sports Aid) was a sport-themed campaign for African famine relief held in May 1986, involving several days of all-star exhibition events in various sports, and culminating in the Race Against Time, a 10 km fun run held simultaneously in 89 countries.

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St Ives, New South Wales

St Ives is a suburb on the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia 18 kilometres north of the Sydney Central Business District in the local government area of Ku-ring-gai Council.

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Sting (musician)

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Summer Lovers

Summer Lovers is a 1982 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Randal Kleiser and starring Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah and Valerie Quennessen.

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Sunset Now

"Sunset Now" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1984 as the first single from their third studio album How Men Are.

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Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).

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Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique

The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.

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Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.

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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.

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Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho

Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho is the fifth studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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Temptation (Heaven 17 song)

"Temptation" is a single by the Sheffield band Heaven 17, originally released in April 1983, peaking at No.

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Terence Trent D'Arby

Sananda Francesco Maitreya (born Terence Trent Howard, March 15, 1962), better known by his former stage name Terence Trent D'Arby, is an American singer and songwriter who came to fame with his debut studio album, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby, released in July 1987, which included the singles "If You Let Me Stay", "Wishing Well", "Dance Little Sister" and "Sign Your Name".

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The Associates (band)

The Associates (also just Associates) were a Scottish rock band, formed in Dundee in 1979 by singer Billy Mackenzie and guitarist Alan Rankine.

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The Ballad of Go Go Brown

"The Ballad of Go Go Brown" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1988 as the lead single from their fifth studio album Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho.

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The Foolish Thing to Do

"The Foolish Thing To Do" is a song by the British synthpop band Heaven 17 and featuring American singer Jimmy Ruffin.

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The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.

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The Leadmill

The Leadmill is a live music venue and nightclub on Leadmill Road, Sheffield, England, lying on the south-east edge of the city centre.

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The Luxury Gap

The Luxury Gap is the second studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven 17.

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The Rapino Brothers

The Rapino Brothers are record producers Charlie Mallozzi and Marco Sabiu known for their work during the 1990s with artists like Kylie Minogue, Dannii Minogue, Paola e Chiara, Valerio Scanu, Lydia Canaan and Primal Scream.

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The Tube (TV series)

The Tube was a United Kingdom music television programme, which ran for five series, from 5 November 1982 to 26 April 1987.

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This Is Mine

"This Is Mine" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1984 as the second single from their third studio album How Men Are.

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Tina Turner

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and author.

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Top 40

In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.

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Trainspotting (film)

Trainspotting is a 1996 British black comedy film directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald in her acting debut.

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Trouble (Heaven 17 song)

"Trouble" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1987 as the second and final single from their fourth studio album Pleasure One.

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UK Albums Chart

The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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Utopian and dystopian fiction

The utopia and its opposite, the dystopia, are genres of speculative fiction that explore social and political structures.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.

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War Child (charity)

War Child is a non-governmental organisation founded in the UK in 1993 which provides assistance to children in areas experiencing conflict and the aftermath of conflict.

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WLIR (WLIR.FM) is an internet and over the air radio station (105.3 WPTY-HD3 Calverton-Roanoke, NY) that plays the new music/modern rock that was originally heard on WLIR/WDRE (92.7 FM, 98.5 FM, and 107.1 FM) in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s along with the alternative rock of the 2000s to the present.

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(Don't Fear) The Reaper

"(Don't Fear) The Reaper" is a song by American rock band Blue Öyster Cult from the band's 1976 album Agents of Fortune. The song, written and sung by lead guitarist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser, deals with eternal love and the inevitability of death.

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(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang

"(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang" is a song written and performed by British synthpop band Heaven 17.

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...(And That's No Lie)

"...(And That's No Lie)" is a song by the British new wave and synth-pop band Heaven 17, released in 1985 as the third single from their third studio album How Men Are.

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