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Sounds and New Musical Express, February 1979
A selection of news items and advertisements relating to The Human League's February 1979 UK tour.
(Published by Spotlight Publications and IPC Magazines Ltd.)
February 1979 tour press
Melody Maker, w/e 24 February 1979
Ian Birch speaks to the League about their attitude to presentation and their creative techniques.
The article begins with several paragraphs on the group's record label at that time, Fast Product.
(Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.)
Melody Maker 24 February 1979 (from page 21) Melody Maker 24 February 1979 (from page 22)
Sounds, February 1979
Mick Middles' mixed review of the League's Manchester show in February 1979.
 
(Published by Spotlight Publications.)
Sounds, February 1979
New Musical Express, February 1979
Adrian Thrills details David Bowie's visit to London, which focuses mainly on his meeting with The Human League at their show at the Nashville Rooms.
 
(Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.)
New Musical Express, February 1979
New Musical Express, February 1979
Adrian Thrills reviews the Nashville Rooms show mentioned in his article above - don't be alarmed by the headline, as it's a good review...
 
(Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.)
New Musical Express, February 1979
NMX, March 1979 (issue 2)
The Sheffield fanzine interviews the group upon their return to their hometown, to play a fund-raising show for low-paid hospital workers.
NMX interview, March 79 (part 1) NMX interview, March 79 (part 1)
New Musical Express, w/e 31 March 1979
An interview with Paul Morley, who went on to write sleeve notes for the likes of Frankie Goes To Hollywood at the ZTT record label, where he was also involved in the influential early work of the Art Of Noise, including Beatbox and Moments In Love.
The interview was published just before the release of The Dignity Of Labour, though there's little mention of this record in the feature. The interview offers a good insight into the League's dry humour and is worth reading if you can decipher some of the less legible text...
(Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.)
NME 31 March 1979 (front cover)
NME 31 March 1979 (page 7)
NME 31 March 1979 (from page 8)
NME 31 March 1979 (from page 50)
NMX, April 1979 (issue 3)
The fanzine's review of the League's Lyceum show with Gang Of Four, The Fall, The Mekons and Good Missionaries.
 
NMX live review, April 1979
1977/1978
1979 part two
1980 part one
1980 part two