Penthouse and Pavement

Heaven 17 - Penthouse and Pavement
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April 5, 1981 / Release Date
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After departing from the Human League, Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh formed Heaven 17 (with Glenn Gregory) in order to produce a hybrid of synthetic-funk with left-wing politics, without taking into consideration that such a combination may prove to be dysfunctional.
Heaven 17 consisted of two founding members of The Human League who left the band after the first two albums, keyboardists Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh, plus a guy called Glenn Gregory. As expected, 'Penthouse and Pavement' sounds like The Human League but way less fun and interesting. It has a very vicious and repetitive sound, it's something cold but it's tolerable. Most of the songs are simply okay, the only somewhat bad ones are "Geisha Boys and Temple Girls" and "(We ... read more
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Added on: October 4, 2018