Ignoring the ill-educated sneers of his fellow wizards, Kicker set out with fellow synthpop fan and real musician, Boykie Bogart, to see The Human League take over the refurbished Liverpool Philharmonic Hall some 28 years since he saw them last. Would that Phil Oakey buy him another drink? Er, no. Would the band put on a show that got everyone up dancing like it was 1984? Damn right they would.
Have a listen to Kicker and Boykie discussing their expectations for the gig and their reactions* to it right here and there:
Some of the sights:
Some of the sounds:
* with apologies from Kicker for consistently getting song titles wrong in our now traditional style.
You can find out all about Boykie’s band, Stereo Electric Mistress, on the link below. If you like The Human League, you’re sure to like them too.