Sheffield pop favourites Heaven 17 re-release classic album and announce tour dates

Following 1981’s debut album ‘Penthouse And Pavement’ and work on their side project BEF, Heaven 17 recorded their second album, ‘The Luxury Gap’, in 1983.

Considered a pop masterpiece, the album charted at number 4 in the UK Album Chart, making it the band’s biggest-selling album (certified platinum in 1984). The album features the hit singles ‘Temptation’ (a duet between Glenn Gregory and Carol Kenyon which charted at number 2 in the UK Singles Chart), ‘Come Live With Me’ (UK no5) and ‘Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry’ (UK no17).

This newly-released ‘The Luxury Gap’ 2012 Collector’s Edition boasts the following content:


Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry

Who’ll Stop The Rain

Let Me Go

Key To The World


Come Live With Me

Lady Ice And Mr Hex

We Live So Fast

The Best Kept Secret


Let Me Go – Extended Mix

Temptation – Extended Mix

Who’ll Stop The Rain – Extended Mix

We Live So Fast – Extended Mix

Come Live With Me – Extended Mix

Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry – Parts 1 & 2

Let Me Go – Instrumental

Who’ll Stop The Rain – Dub

Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry – Extended Dance Version

Temptation – Brothers In Rhythm Remix

Heaven 17 - The Luxury Gap UK Tour dates:

Tuesday 23 October, Liverpool, O2 Academy

Wednesday 24October Glasgow, O2 ABC

Friday 26October Newcastle O2 Academy

Saturday 27 October Sheffield, O2 Academy

Monday 29 October Birmingham, O2 Academy

Tuesday 30 October Bristol, O2 Academy

Thursday 1November Bournemouth, O2 Academy

Friday 2 ovember Oxford, O2 Academy

Saturday 3 November London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire