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BACK TO THE FUTURE – Synth pioneers Heaven 17 Perform 1981 Classic Penthouse And Pavement

For a little over an hour on Sunday a packed O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire was taken back in time to 1981 – when Dallas was TV gold and leather ties, wedge haircuts and ultra-thin ponytails were all the rage. Margaret Thatcher was in power, there were riots on the streets of Brixton and Toxteth and a Sheffield synth band was releasing its debut album after two members broke ranks and split from the Human League. The band they founded was Heaven […]

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