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Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry - Heaven 17 - The Luxury Gap (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. After creating a marvelous electronic debut, Glenn Gregory, Ian Marsh, and Martyn Ware decided to tamper with their winning formula a bit on Heaven 17's follow-up to Penthouse and Pavement. The result, which added piano, strings, and Earth, Wind, & Fire's horn section to the band's cool synthesizer pulse, was even better, and The Luxury Gap became one of the seminal albums of the British new wave.
  2. The Virgin/EMI reissue of Heaven 17's 'The Luxury Gap' is a must-have album for '80s music fans. Included from this classic new wave effort are a handful of hit singles, including "Let Me Go" (U.K. #41, U.S. #74), "Temptation" (U.K. #2), "Come Live With Me" (U.K. #5), "Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry" (U.K. #17), and "We Live So Fast" (U.S. #)/5(47).
  3. "The Luxury Gap" is definitely a moment Heaven 17 were waiting for and made it big. While their debut album was still bravely crossing over into pop and experimental territory the principle core duo of Marsh and Ware pioneered when in The Human League, their second album brushed all the rough edges and delivered a stunning collection deservedly remaining in the ears (and hearts) of many.
  4. Sep 14,  · Heaven 17‘s second album The Luxury Gap will be reissued in similar fashion to debut Penthouse and Pavement back in , with a three-disc deluxe edition scheduled for 22nd October.. A bonus CD of remixes will sit alongside a DVD of promo videos and live performances from The packaging will be the familiar ‘lift-off lid’ box used for many EMI deluxe editions, most recently the two.
  5. Jun 24,  · The Luxury Gap is the second studio album by the English synthpop band Heaven It was originally released in April , on the label Virgin.3/5(2).
  6. The song was taken from their second album, The Luxury Gap, which featured further chart hits "Come Live with Me" (UK #5) and "Crushed by the Wheels of Industry" (UK #17). The album itself charted at number 4 on the UK Albums Chart, their highest ever position, .
  7. HEAVEN 17 The Luxury Gap ( UK 9-track vinyl LP, including Let Me Go, Come Live With Me, Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry and the unforgettable veritable 80's theme Temptation, complete with illustrated lyric inner, picture sleeve.
  8. Heaven 17 - Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry UK 7 single in a picture sleeve A Side: Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (Part One) B Side: Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (Part Two) Virgin/BEF label Catalogue number: VS Condition: Vinyl Record: VG+ Picture Sleeve: VG I .
  9. Heaven 17 is a British synthpop band originating in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England that was formed in , having much 80s success with their electronic sound. Taking their name from a fictional group mentioned in Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange (where 'The Heaven Seventeen' are at number 4 in the charts with 'Inside'), Heaven 17 formed when Ian Craig Marsh and Martyn Ware.

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