Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate WINNER REVEALED

Just a heads up to all the Human League fans out there. The UK Singles Rate starts this Monday.
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Rules are quite simple. You can give half points, comments are always welcome. Just to add some interest the scoring will allow for 1 12 pointer and one 11 pointer so use them wisely.

Now onto the music itself. The only remix that shall be used is the 1995 Don't You Want Me.As long as there has been an official single released (not promo) it shall be included. At the end of the list there shall be a few Phil Oakey single releases and the track by the Men.

So get your thinking caps on as you have until Monday July 27th to get those scores in.
 
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Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

The time has come for the Human League Singles Rate. Below are the tracks that are eligible along with a link for the video on You Tube. Once you have decided on your scoring, send them onto me via PM. Closing date as stated above is Monday 27th July. From tomorrow I shall highlight all the charting singles and the chart runs where I can find them. So here goes.Remember you can vote
1 track 12 points and another 11 points

Human League

Being Boiled 1978 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myzrnWbyz1s
Being Boiled 1980 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JcrJaeD3Wk
Empire State Human https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do8F5lU1TiI
Dignity Of Labour 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cKUnurzmF8
Holiday'80 Rock N Roll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfajBcmphVs
Only After Dark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMKqUnsDRp8
Love Action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M8a8ox_QeM
Sound Of The Crowd https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ECu-JzaVLY
Boys & Girls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8lZg08OXl8
Open Your Heart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY90VTjs_pw
Don't You Want Me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tA1V3zP7uh4
Mirror Man https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMu1T_Tg5Fw
Fascination https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqqBs6kkzHE
Lebanon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEsRYkRpySY
Life On Your Own https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Al9V4W6rcDs
Louise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIPNBIwqZNY
Human https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1ysoohV_zA
I Need Your Loving https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q62exe7E_rA
Are You Ever Coming Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9-OzPp3128
Love Is All That Matters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeghPa4rZio
Heart Like A Wheel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFUJ1f-cEYI
Soundtrack To A Generation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=518fQIWt1zw
Tell Me When https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU6h2uWEqE8
One Man In My Heart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPfNLje1qho
Filling Up With Heaven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1E3jUyiVdA
Stay With Me Tonight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmB9Ruol7l8
Don't You Want Me'95 (Red Jerry Mix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4umG7s0hl3Q
Don't You Want Me'95 (Snap Mix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c01IQfb926E
All I Ever Wanted https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQhqkH69WU4
Love Me Madly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTjZduRgo2w
Night People https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcii6HcBWKA
Sky https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXNOlBqo0nk
Never Let Me Go https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjtzJZ0f6Ac
Egomaniac https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iTlS1F4hiY


Phil Oakey
Together In Electric Dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE1lzqJCeJ0
Goodbye Bad Times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3QP0Oke0x0
Be My Lover Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqNuyGbmrB0
What Comes After Goodbye https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpVulwRs_0s
1st Man In Space https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBdSvgy6txk

The Men
I Depend On You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBXlLgBkkZE
 
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He/They
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

Hmmm I envision a Tell Me When, Don't You Want Me, Love Action and Together In Electric Dreams Top 4.
 
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

Hmmm I envision a Tell Me When, Don't You Want Me, Love Action and Together In Electric Dreams Top 4.

Together In Electric Dreams isn't the Human League. It's Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder. Of course, that doesn't detract from its genius at all.

I'm going to try and do this one. I know my 12 pointer already and it's not that song!
 
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

Yay! Count me in…my 12 pointer might end up being a shocker!!!!
 
He/Him
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

I just want to vote already! No need to listen to the tracks...

Tell Me When should be top 3 and I want Human, The Lebanon done justice and a surprise win for Heart Like a Wheel.




/kthxbai
 
He/They
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

I know Electric Dreams isn't a League song, but some solo singles are being included in the rate, so it's chances are very high...
It's probably my 11 or 12 I'm not gonna lie.
 
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

I just want to vote already! No need to listen to the tracks...

Tell Me When should be top 3 and I want Human, The Lebanon done justice and a surprise win for Heart Like a Wheel.

/kthxbai

If they do a member compatibility check, I think we're sorted.
 
Re: Don't You Want Me? Human League UK Singles Rate STARTS 22/06/15

A little sneak peek as to one of the tracks that does make the rate thanks to Canada.
[video=youtube;I9-OzPp3128]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9-OzPp3128[/video]
 
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So opening up the League's first charting single it is 1980's Holiday EP and the track featured on Top Of The Pops on the 8th May was Rock N Roll.Spending 5 weeks in total entering on 3rd May stalling at No56. It's chart run is below.
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The League's second foray into the charts was quick but just as fleeting entering on 21st June and spending just 2 weeks inside the 75, stalling at 62.
Empire State Human Released June 1980 Chart Run 62-63
 
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It was 8 months after Empire State Human that the band would trouble the Top 75 again with Boys & Girls in February 1981 spending 4 weeks on the chart with the highest position 48.
Boys & Girls Released February 1981 59-48-53-75
 
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Onto the first Human League single to have major Top 40 success, as with all the singles from Dare the band now take a more direct pop synth approach after adding the girls to the line up. Sound Of The Crowd is still one of my favourite tracks today and in fact it's one of the few where I like the 12" mix as well.Spending the sum of 10 weeks on the chart entering on 2nd May 1981 going all the way to no12.
Sound Of The Crowd Released May 1981 53-34-27-15-12-18-21-30-52-58
 
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Following the success of Sound Of The Crowd the band followed that up 3 months later with the sublime Love Action which was the first single to crack the Top 10. Released in August 1981 it made it all the way to 3. Once again a track that is as good today as it was in 1981.Spending a total of 13 weeks in the 75.
Love Action Released August 1981 29-7-3-6-3-6-10-15-29-35-40-53-67
 
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October 1981 next and one of the League's finest singles Open Your Heart.Nearest thing to a ballad single from Dare, this is a slight departure from what had gone before. Spending 9 weeks on the 75 going all the way to No6.
Open Your Heart Released October 1981 21-6-6-11-10-15-21-40-60
 
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The Human League's only No1 single next and the Christmas No1 to boot. I've always thought that if the sales of 1981/2 were allowed together this track certainly would have been the best seller of 1981 possibly of 1982 as well.A surprise for the no1 of Xmas this is one of the band's zenith moments both here in the UK and worldwide. Entering the charts on the 5th December it then spent a total of 13 weeks on the hit parade.
Don't You Want Me Released 1981 9-1-1-1-1-1-2-5-12-22-28-54-66
 
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After the major success of Dare and Don't You Want Me, the League's first single Being Boiled made it's belated appearance in the UK chart.
First charing inside the 75 on 9th January 1982 the track then spent 9 weeks going as high as no6. Still a sublime track today for most Human League fans.
Being Boiled January 1982 (Originally 1978) 53-19-9-6-10-16-23-38-63

After this Holiday'80 re-entered the chart going to No46 spending 5 weeks on the 75.
 

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