Monday, October 17, 2011


Heaven 17- "Let Me Go" Video (1983)

One of the best and most underrated synth bands of the early eighties. Anyone know where they got their name?

10 comments:

  1. Heaven 17 are a band in "A Clockwork Orange".... I think...

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  2. Tim, yes! you are right. One chart ranking below Googly Gogol

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  3. Always known by the real afficianados of "A Clockwork Orange". :) Weren't these guys B.E.F. too? I remember that release being interesting. When Human League split into two factions, the brain left the band and ended up here (in Heaven 17).

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  4. bv, indeed they were. I am planning to post the first three albums and the BEF album.

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  5. What you got back home, little sister, to play your fuzzy warbles on? Hmm fuzzy warbles.....

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  6. a pitiful portable picnic player

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  7. hi there. thanks for an amazing blog.been around here a few times and have always wanted to join in the fun.finally leaving a comment. thanks for all the great music.

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  8. suedehead, great to hear from you and welcome! I really appreciate you becoming a member, and please let me know if there's anything you're looking for. I do post requests here and at the other blog, PPP :)

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  9. I believe Heaven 17 is the milk bar hang-out in A Clockwork Orange. If memory serves, there's no mention of bands in the novel.

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  10. wilfofhove, hi, that is actually the Korova milkbar. You are right though that the name Heaven 17 isn't mentioned in Burgess's novel. In the film during the record store scene, one of the devotchkas asked Alex who he's getting and one of the bands mentioned is Heaven 17

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