The Human League
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1977
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The Human League

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The Human League are an English electronic new wave band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Dare (1981), the band's most popular album, yielded the single "Don't You Want Me", a No. 1 hit in the pop charts of UK, US and ...

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Biography

The Human League are an English electronic new wave band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Dare (1981), the band's most popular album, yielded the single "Don't You Want Me", a No. 1 hit in the pop charts of UK, US and many other countries. After its UK success, their first single, "Being Boiled", was reissued and became a top ten hit at the beginning of 1982. They received the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough act in 1982. The success of "Don't You Want Me" is seen as the beginning of the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US. Other international hits include: "Love Action", "Open Your Heart", "Mirror Man", "Fascination", "The Lebanon", "Human" (a US No. 1) and "Tell Me When".

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Don't You Want Me
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Don't You Want Me
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Open Your Heart
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Open Your Heart
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(Keep Feeling) Fascination
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(Keep Feeling) Fascination
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Tell Me When
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Tell Me When
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The Sound Of The Crowd
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The Sound Of The Crowd
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Human
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Human
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Being Boiled
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Being Boiled
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Empire State Human
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Empire State Human
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You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
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You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
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Love Action
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Love Action
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Boys And Girls
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Boys And Girls
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Rock 'n' Roll Part 2
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Rock 'n' Roll Part 2
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You've Lost That Loving Feeling (Radio 1 Session, 8 Aug 1978)
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You've Lost That Loving Feeling (Radio 1 Session, 8 Aug 1978)
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The Things That Dreams Are Made Of
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The Things That Dreams Are Made Of
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The Human League Biography

The Human League are an English electronic new wave band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Dare (1981), the band's most popular album, yielded the single "Don't You Want Me", a No. 1 hit in the pop charts of UK, US and many other countries. After its UK success, their first single, "Being Boiled", was reissued and became a top ten hit at the beginning of 1982. They received the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough act in 1982. The success of "Don't You Want Me" is seen as the beginning of the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US. Other international hits include: "Love Action", "Open Your Heart", "Mirror Man", "Fascination", "The Lebanon", "Human" (a US No. 1) and "Tell Me When".

The only constant band member since 1977 is vocalist and songwriter Philip Oakey. Originally an avant-garde all-male synthesizer-based group, The Human League evolved into a commercially successful synthpop band under Oakey's leadership. Since 1987, the band has essentially been a trio of Oakey and long-serving female vocalists Joanne Catherall and Susan Ann Sulley (both of whom joined the ensemble in 1980), with various sidemen.

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