Heaven 17

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Heaven 17 are an electronic synth pop and New Wave band who hail from Sheffield, UK. Once part of another electronic (Sheffield) band, The Human League, Ian Craig Marsh and Martyn Ware decided to form their own band after creative differences with Phil Oakey. They took on board lead vocalist Glen Gregory and shortly after released their first single '(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang' (1981).

Throughout the mid-1980s, Heaven 17 produced a string of hit singles and albums, and are probably best remembered for the song 'Temptation' which reached No. 2 in 1983 and No. Read more...