Heaven 17 The Luxury Gap

The Luxury Gap

Heaven 17

Released on January 1, 2006 by Virgin Catalogue

Main artist: Heaven 17

Genre: Pop/Rock > Rock

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Album : 1 disk - 19 tracks Total length : 01:29:32

  1. 1 Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Greg Walsh, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Nick Plytas, Piano, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  2. 2 Who'll Stop The Rain (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ray Russell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  3. 3 Let Me Go

    Martyn Ware, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Ian Craig Marsh, ComposerLyricist Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 1983 Virgin Records Ltd

  4. 4 Key To The World (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Greg Walsh, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Karol Kenyon, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Ray Russell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  5. 5 Temptation

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Synthesizer Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer, Co-Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Ian Craig Marsh, Synthesizer Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Karol Kenyon, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - John Baker, Conductor, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  6. 6 Come Live With Me (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - Brian Tench, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Walsh, Producer - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - John Barker, Conductor, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Ray Russell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  7. 7 Lady Ice And Mr Hex (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Simon Phillips, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Nick Plytas, Piano, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  8. 8 We Live So Fast (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  9. 9 The Best Kept Secret (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Simon Phillips, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - John Barker, Conductor, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  10. 10 Let Me Go (12'' Extended Version / Remastered 2006)

    Martyn Ware, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Ian Craig Marsh, ComposerLyricist - B.E.F., Producer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  11. 11 Who'll Stop The Rain (Dub Version / Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ray Russell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  12. 12 Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (Parts One And Two) (Uninterrupted Single Version / Remastered 2006)

    Martyn Ware, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Ian Craig Marsh, ComposerLyricist Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  13. 13 Come Live With Me (12'' Extended Version / Remastered 2006)

    Martyn Ware, Composer - Glenn Gregory, Composer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Greg Walsh, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer - B.E.F., Producer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  14. 14 Let Me Go (Instrumental / Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Nick Plytas, Piano, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  15. 15 Temptation (12" Version / Remastered)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - John Barker, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Karol Kenyon, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  16. 16 Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (Extended Dance Mix / Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Greg Walsh, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - John Wilson, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Nick Plytas, Piano, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  17. 17 Come Live With Me (7" Version / Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Composer, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - Glenn Gregory, Composer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - Brian Tench, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Walsh, Producer - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer, Programming, AssociatedPerformer - John Barker, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Ray Russell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  18. 18 Temptation (Backing Track) (Remastered 2006)

    Howard Gray, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Martyn Ware, Vocals, Drum Programming, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Glenn Gregory, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Don Myrick, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Harris, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Louis Satterfield, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - British Electric Foundation, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Programming, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - John Barker, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Allom, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gavin McKillop, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rahmlee Michael Davis, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Karol Kenyon, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

  19. 19 Come Live With Me (Backing Track) (Remastered 2006)

    Martyn Ware, Composer - Glenn Gregory, Composer - Heaven 17, MainArtist - Greg Walsh, Producer - Ian Craig Marsh, Composer - B.E.F., Producer Copyright : (C) 2006 Virgin Records LtdThis label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.(C) 2006 EMI Records Ltd ℗ 2006 Virgin Records Ltd

About

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 1983 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. The best-known track remains "Let Me Go," a club hit that features Gregory's moody, dramatic lead above a percolating vocal and synth arrangement. But even better is the mechanized Motown of "Temptation," a deservedly huge British smash that got a shot of genuine soul from R&B singer Carol Kenyon. Nearly every song ends up a winner, though, as the album displays undreamed-of range. If beat-heavy techno anthems like "Crushed By the Wheels of Industry" were expected of Heaven 17, the melodic sophistication of "The Best Kept Secret" and "Lady Ice and Mr. Hex" -- both of which sound almost like show tunes -- wasn't. If there's a flaw, it's that while the band's leftist messages were more subtle and humorous than most of their time, they still seem rather naïve. But the music, which showed just how warm electro-pop's usually chilly grooves could be, is another matter entirely. [Note to collectors: there were differences in the original British and American pressings of the album. The 1997 reissue by Caroline follows the order of the British pressing, adding some extended remixes.] ~ Dan LeRoy

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