The Human League (GB)

  • Date: 17-08-2019
  • Time: 00:10-01:10
  • Stage: Synth Scene


The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977. The group signed to Virgin Records in 1979 and later attained widespread commercial success with their third album Dare in 1981. The album contained four hit singles, including the UK/US number one hit "Don't You Want Me." The band received the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act in 1982. Further hits followed throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, including "Mirror Man," "(Keep Feeling) Fascination," "The Lebanon," "Human" (a US No. 1) and "Tell Me When."

The Human League is een Engelse synth-pop band die ontstaan is in Sheffield in 1977. De groep tekende in 1979 een contract bij Virgin Records en had later wereldwijd succes met hun derde album “Dare” in 1981. Op het album stonden vier hits, waaronder de nummer 1-hit in de VK/VS “Don’t You Want Me”. De band won een Brit Award voor de beste Britse doorbraak in 1982. Gedurende de jaren ‘80 en ‘90 volgden verschillende andere hits, waaronder “Mirror Man”, “(Keep Feeling) Fascination”, “The Lebanon”, “Human” (een nummer 1-hit in de VS) en “Tell Me When”.