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ABC/Human League/Heaven 17: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Paul Lester, Guardian, The, 10 December 2008

THERE ARE QUEUES around the building for the Sheffield groups who brought electro-funk (Heaven 17), orchestral disco (ABC) and synth pop (the Human League) to the masses. But at a guess, most of the swinging mums and dads are here for the hits, not to see three acts reclaim their reputation as electronica pioneers.

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