Waves - Blancmange - Second Helpings - The Best Of Blancmange (Cassette)
Posted by: Vobei | on October 2, 2012
Label: London Records Ltd. - 828 043-4 • Format: Cassette Compilation • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Electronic • Style: Synth-pop
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photo credit: Paul Slattery. Active. s - s.
Blancmange (/ b l ə ˈ m ɒ̃ ʒ,-ˈ m ɑː n ʒ,-ˈ m ɒ n ʒ /) are an English synth-pop band formed in Harrow, London, in The band were a duo for most of their career, composed of Neil Arthur (vocals) and Stephen Luscombe (keyboards). They came to prominence in the early s releasing four singles that entered the Top 20 charts in the UK, such as "Living on the Ceiling", "Waves.
Sep 18, · This is the original 12" mix of "Game Above My Head" that was on the UK "Waves" 12" and the Canadian "Blind Vision" 12". It can also be found on CD via the Canadian pressing of the "Second Helpings.
Blancmange captured 80's pop perfectly but never seemed to get the proper recognition, play "Blind Vision" loud and I dare you not to dance! All the hit singles are included and a couple of album tracks, if you have never heard Blancmange before buy this to get the real flavour/5(12).
Blancmange is a perfect band for a compilation: it was only around for three albums, so there's not a lot of material to pick and choose from (meaning that many fan favorites will fall by the wayside), and all three albums are spotty enough that buying Second Helpings: The Best of Blancmange is a quick and neat way to get pretty much all of the high points.
Electric: The Very Best Early Electronic, New Wave & Synth: Composer: Electric Dreams: '80s Synth Pop Classics The Best of Blancmange: Blancmange: Composer: Our Friends Electric [2 CDs] Second Helpings: The Best of Blancmange: Blancmange: Composer, Producer.
Second Helpings includes 9 of their chart singles and a couple of interesting B-sides. Arthur's dulcet voice and the Depeche Mode-like synths are a pleasant combination, almost but not quite putting Blancmange on a par with the aforementioned synth wonders and contemporaries like Ultravox. A valuable retrospective on the sound of the early 's/5(12).
Second Helpings is a compilation album by the British synthpop band Blancmange. It contains most of the band's singles from the period , as well as a previously unreleased track. Description 5/5(1).
"Living on the Ceiling" is a song by English synth-pop band Blancmange. It was released as the band's third single in , taken from their debut album Happy reidrexlicilimalindisctextdersticon.coinfo became the band's first (and biggest) UK Top 40 hit, peaking at No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart and being certified Silver by the BPI for sales in excess of , copies. The single also reached No. 5 on the Australian.