The third volume in BRITISH ELECTRIC FOUNDATION’s ‘Music Of Quality & Distinction’ series has been long awaited. Subtitled ‘Dark’, it was announced back in 2007 and the majority of it was premiered at a special BEF weekend showcase at The Roundhouse in 2011.
The concept of ‘Music Of Quality & Distinction Vol3 – Dark’ though is dark interpretations of perceivably upbeat songs. The chilling, stark electronics have led to Ware producing some of his most distinctly industrialised work since THE HUMAN LEAGUE. Continue Reading ›
Billie Godfrey has been an integral part of HEAVEN 17's live line-up since their comeback supporting ERASURE in 1997. Oozing charm and sensuality, Billie's obvious on-stage chemistry with lead vocalist Glenn Gregory has been a wonderfully entertaining aspect to any HEAVEN 17 show.
The Electricity Club caught up with Billie Godfrey during a break in her hectic schedule to talk about her work with Messrs Gregory, Ware and Marsh, and her new solo album. Continue Reading ›
To celebrate the upcoming 30th anniversary of the recording of 'Penthouse & Pavement', HEAVEN 17 returned home to play at the local renovated symbol of the Industrial Revolution which is the Magna Science Park and perform this seminal album in its entirety.
Doing away with the standard support act, the audience were instead presented an audio/visual art installation using LED screens featuring the companion instrumental BEF album 'Music For Stowaways'. Continue Reading ›