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The Human League

The Human League
Formed: 1977 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Philip Oakey, Ian Burden, Jo Callis, Joanne Catherall, Ian Craig Marsh, Susanne Sulley, Martyn Ware, Adrian Wright, Philip Adrian Wright
Biography: Synth pop's first international superstars, the Human League were among the earliest and most innovative bands to break into the pop mainstream on a wave of synthesizers and electronic rhythms, their marriage of infectious melodies and state-of-the-art technology proving enormously influential on countless ...Read full biography
Dare!
Released: 1981
Label: Caroline
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Dare! captures a moment in time perfectly -- the moment post-punk's robotic fascination with synthesizers met a clinical Bowie-esque infatuation with fashion and modern art, including pop culture, plus ...Read full review
Reproduction
Released: 1979
Label: Caroline
Critics' Rating:
Pop fans a bit put off by the Human League's dispassionate vocals on their breakout hit "Don't You Want Me" would have been shocked by the degree of emotionlessness heard two years earlier on the band's ...Read full review
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