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The Human League Set For Chart Return With Soccer Anthem

21st March 2014

Eighties chart-toppers The Human League are on the verge of a chart resurgence in the U.K. thanks to fans of Aberdeen Football Club in Scotland.The band's Don't You Want Me hit has been adopted by...

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Aberdeen Fans Propel The Human League's 'Don't You Want Me' Up Itunes Chart

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th March 2014

Following Aberdeen’s heroic win in the Scottish League cup, fans of the club have been hard at work getting The Human League’s ‘Don’t You Want Me’ to the top of the iTunes chart. And they...

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The Human League Pull Out Of 1980s Festival

1st May 2013

The Human League have left the organisers of an 1980s nostalgia tour scrambling for a last-minute replacement after the New Wave stars pulled themselves off the bill.The Don't You Want Me hitmakers were set to...

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British Festival Axed Over Weather Concerns

6th July 2012

A British festival featuring acts including Bob Geldof and The Human League has been axed at the last minute due to extreme weather conditions.Beverley Knight, pop rockers Texas, Scouting For Girls and reunited 1990s band...

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Human League Axe Irish Concerts

17th April 2012

The Human League have pulled out two upcoming gigs in Ireland after a dispute with the promoter.The New Wave stars were booked to play at the Summer Sessions event in Dublin next month (May12), but...

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The Magic Loungeabout: Chic To Headline The Magic Loungeabout

5th March 2012

The Magic Loungeabout has revealed the first wave of acts that will appear at the festival. Friday's headliner will be the legendary disco band Chic, featuring Nile Rodgers, who became one of the most successful...

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The Human League Cancel Australian Tour

18th October 2011

The Human League have cancelled their Australian tour after music festival organisers reportedly failed to book visas for the band.The group was set to headline the Rewind Festival at the end of this month (Oct11),...

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The Things They Say 22741

6th September 2011

"I can't believe it; we are a load of bozos from Sheffield. We never wanted to be famous, we just wanted to make good music. When someone like Lady Gaga tells us she's a huge...

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Human League Star Blasts Tv Talent Shows

6th September 2011

Human League star Susan Sulley has become the latest celebrity to blast reality TV talent shows, insisting wannabe stars who try out for shows like American Idol and The Voice are focusing on the wrong...

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Morrissey To Headline Hop Farm Festival

4th March 2011

Morrissey has been announced as headliner of this year's Hop Farm Festival.The 'Every Day Is Like Sunday' singer will headline the Saturday night of the British festival, held on July 1 and 2, alongside 'Hotel...

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Stars Line-up For 1980s Supergig

18th January 2011

RICK ASTLEY, the HUMAN LEAGUE and SPANDAU BALLET frontman TONY HADLEY are to co-headline this summer's (11) Rewind Festival in Scone Palace, Scotland.Heaven 17, Bananarama, Hue & Cry, The Beat, ABC, The Bluebells and Fiction...

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Coldplay Win Songwriting Award

14th October 2010

Coldplay and Taio Cruz were honoured with songwriting awards last night (13.10.10)The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) named the group's 2008 single 'Viva La Vida' as its Song of the Year. The...

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Fascinating Fact 8628

11th January 2010

Eighties pop stars THE HUMAN LEAGUE are set to make a comeback after signing a new record deal. The Don't You Want Me hitmakers - who haven't released any new material since 2001 - have...

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Human League Back In Big League

11th January 2010

The Human League are recording their first new album in nine years. The legendary electronic pop pioneers have signed a record deal with label Wall of Sound and have started work on their tenth studio...

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Fascinating Fact 7079

30th March 2009

HUMAN LEAGUE's 1982 anthem DON'T YOU WANT ME is providing the soundtrack to a new mop ad in America. The hit song features in the new TV campaign for Swiffer Wet Jet....

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Human League Team Up With Heaven 17

3rd December 2008

An electro music fest kicked off in Glasgow this week, with names such as HUMAN LEAGUE, HEAVEN 17 and ABC on its bill.Martyn Ware and Ian Marsh were the founding members of the HUMAN LEAGUE,...

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The Human League 'Planning New Album'

20th October 2008

THE HUMAN LEAGUE are recording a new album, but do not yet know how they will release it.Members of the 1980s synth-pop band have been working on new material for their 10th album, but backing...

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Eighties Stars Plan Another British Invasion

10th April 2008

THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ABC, A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS and DEAD OR ALIVE are planning another British invasion of America this summer (08) with a little help from BELINDA CARLISLE and NAKED EYES. The six '80s...

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The Things They Say 1910

25th April 2006

"I think her record needs to sound like old HUMAN LEAGUE records." Hip-hop and R+B mogul JERMAINE DUPRI on the sound of his girlfriend JANET JACKSON's new album.

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Moss 'Marries' Doherty

26th June 2005

Supermodel KATE MOSS and her rock star lover PETE DOHERTY have wed at this year's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in southwest England - in a fake ceremony. British beauty Moss and the BABYSHAMBLES frontman yesterday...

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Manson Records Duet With Namesake

11th February 2005

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON has recorded a duet with GARBAGE frontwoman SHIRLEY MANSON - but neither of them wanted to include it on their respective albums. The eccentric couple met at a YEAH YEAH...

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Human League Fear They'll Lose Their Award

5th October 2004

Eighties band THE HUMAN LEAGUE refused to be parted from their Q Innovation in Sound Award - because they lost their last music trophy down the back of a taxi. The DON'T YOU WANT...

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Sir Elton: 'Madonna Should Be Shot For Miming'

4th October 2004

Pop legend SIR ELTON JOHN launched an astonishing attack on MADONNA at today's (04OCT04) Q MUSIC AWARDS in London - accusing her of cheating fans by miming on stage. John launched into a rant...

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Ellis-bextor: Sophisticated Pop Star

12th December 2003

British singer SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR has likened her "sophisticated pop" to BLONDIE, PRINCE and DAVID BOWIE - because it's music for adults, made by adults. The MURDER ON THE DANCEFLOOR hitmaker, 24 - who is...

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Durst Forms '80s Synth-pop Band

7th November 2003

LIMP BIZKIT rocker FRED DURST is planning to single-handedly bring back 1980s synthesizer pop genre with a new side project band. The rap-rocker has formed hobby group PACIFICA because he wants to pay tribute...

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