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ABC - The Lexicon Of Love download mp3 album
Performer:
ABC
Album:
The Lexicon Of Love
Style:
Synth-pop
Country:
UK
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1708 mb
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1850 mb
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1961 mb
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The Lexicon of Love is the debut studio album by English pop band ABC. It was released in June 1982 by Neutron Records in the United Kingdom, by Mercury Records in the United States and Japan, and by Vertigo Records in Canada and Europe. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at number one and has been certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The Lexicon of Love II is the ninth studio album by English band ABC. It was released on 27 May 2016 on Virgin EMI, eight years after their previous album Traffic. After a performance of ABC's studio album The Lexicon of Love in concert with Anne Dudley, lead singer of the band Martin Fry felt that it was time to develop a proper follow-up to the album. He wrote over 40 songs for the album with various guest writers and recorded the album with himself and Gary Stevenson producing.

Band Name ABC. Album Name The Lexicon of Love. Data de aparición 25 Junio 1982. Labels Mercury Records Vertigo Neutron. Estilo MusicalNew-Wave. Miembros poseen este álbum3. 1. Show Me. 2. Poison Arrow. 3. Many Happy Returns.

Tracklist: 1. Show Me, 2. Poison Arrow, 3. Many Happy Returns, 4. Tears Are Not Enough, 5. Valentine’s Day, 6. The Look Of Love (Part One), 7. Date Stamp, 8. All Of My Heart, 9. 4 Ever 2 Gether, 10. The Look Of Love (Part Four). 4. Tears Are Not Enough. 6. The Look Of Love (Part One). 10.

Now pruned to just Martin Fry – albeit with Anne Dudley ladling string arrangements over everything – ABC have deliberately chosen to invoke the memory of their most fondly regarded album The Lexicon of Love, though Fry contends it reflects the more mature attitudes accumulated in the 30-odd intervening years. Hence the Confessions Of A Fool which gives the project its best moment, a mea culpa over youthful indiscretions and machinations aptly set to a fatalistic descending chord structure. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view.

Then came the much-anticipated album, The Lexicon of Love. Now, over two decades later, their definitive statement gets the deluxe reissue treatment. What a joy to hear this album again. It underpins just what a sharp band ABC were: witty, lyrical and very, very funky. Only Elvis Costello's Imperial Bedroom rivals this album for the smartest lyrics of 1982. And you can't dance to Elvis. Each track is a love affair in miniature: some are touching ("All of My Heart", "Show Me"), others a bitter invective at misplaced passion ("Many Happy Returns")

Released in 2016 on Virgin EMI, The Lexicon Of Love II is a self-produced passion project from Fry. Working alongside producer Gary Stevenson and various guest writers, Fry wrote over 40 songs for the album before settling on and recording the 11 tracks which comprise this album.

The Lexicon of Love stands as a landmark album in British pop. The synthetic Eighties' drum-thwaks and Chic-esque bass lines sound better now than ever. It gave disco a whole new vocabulary and helped pave the way for the dance movements of the late Eighties and Nineties. I hold in my hand three letters," announces Fry on "Alphabet Soup". Vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C". No prescription needed; no supplements required. The "Lexicon Of Love" is the critically acclaimed chart-topping debut album by British pop band ABC, released in 1982. It is a concept album in which the singer experiences heartache as he tries and fails to have a meaningful relationship. It was produced by Trevor Horn, engineered by Gary Langan, and featured orchestration by Anne Dudley and Fairlight CMI programming by .

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Show Me
2 Poison Arrow
3 Many Happy Returns
4 Tears Are Not Enough
Trombone – Andy Gray
5 Valentine's Day
6 The Look Of Love (Part One)
7 Date Stamp
8 All Of My Heart
9 4 Ever 2 Gether
Written-By – ABC, Anne Dudley
10 The Look Of Love (Part Four)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Copyright (c) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Marketed By – Phonogram
  • Published By – Virgin Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Chappell Music Ltd.
  • Mixed At – Sarm West Studios
  • Mastered At – The Town House

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Stephen Singleton
  • Bass – Mark Lickley (tracks: 2, 4, 6, 10)
  • Bass Guitar – Brad Lang
  • Drums, Percussion – David Palmer
  • Engineer – Gary Langan
  • Guitar – Mark White
  • Harp – Gaynor Sadler
  • Keyboards – Anne Dudley, Mark White
  • Orchestrated By – Anne Dudley
  • Percussion [Additional] – Louis Jardin*
  • Photography By – Gered Mankowitz
  • Producer – Trevor Horn
  • Programmed By [Fairlight] – J.J. Jeczalik
  • Trumpet – Kim Wear
  • Vocals – Martin Fry
  • Vocals [Additional] – Tessa Webb
  • Written-By – ABC (tracks: 1 to 8, 10)

Notes

Note, there are several almost identical versions:
1. this one: WITHOUT GEMA but with Made in W. Germany on Disc.
2. this version with GEMA on disc, clear (see through) cd mould and Made In W. Germany on disc,
3. this version Made by PDO, Germany

℗ 1982 Phonogram Ltd. (London)
© 1982 Phonogram Ltd. (London)
Original sound recording made by Phonogram Ltd. (London)

Printed in West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42281 00032 4
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Price Code: PG 900

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NTRS 1 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Neutron Records NTRS 1 UK 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album) Mercury 810 003-2 US 1986
314 538 250-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RM) Mercury 314 538 250-2 US 2002
6359 099 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 6359 099 Mexico 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) Phonogram 810 003-2 Europe Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Show Me
A2 Poison Arrow
A3 Many Happy Returns
A4 Tears Are Not Enough
A5 Valentine's Day
B1 The Look Of Love (Part One)
B2 Date Stamp
B3 All Of My Heart
B4 4 Ever 2 Gether
B5 The Look Of Love (Part Four)

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Polygram Inc.
  • Distributed By – Polygram Distribution Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Phonogram Ltd.
  • Pressed By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.
  • Printed By – Ever Reddy
  • Mixed At – Sarm Studios
  • Mastered At – Disques SNB Ltée.

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Stephen Singleton
  • Bass – Mark Lickley (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B5)
  • Bass Guitar – Brad Lang
  • Design – Visible Ink
  • Drums, Percussion – David Palmer
  • Engineer – Gary Langan
  • Guitar, Keyboards – Mark White
  • Harp – Gaynor Sadler
  • Keyboards, Orchestrated By – Anne Dudley
  • Mastered By – SNB*
  • Percussion [Additional] – Louis Jardin*
  • Photography By – Gered Mankowitz
  • Producer – Trevor Horn
  • Programmed By [Fairlight] – J.J. Jeczalik
  • Trombone – Andy Gray (tracks: A4)
  • Trumpet – Kim Wear
  • Vocals – Martin Fry
  • Vocals [Additional] – Tessa Webb
  • Written-By – ABC, Anne Dudley (tracks: B4)

Notes

Released with a custom inner-sleeve

℗ 1982 Phonogram Ltd.
© 1982 Phonogram Ltd.

The centre label for side B is attached to both sides on this release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout area): DM-10 VOG 1 3316-A SNB230
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout area): VOG 1 3316-B-2 SNB230

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NTRS 1 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Neutron Records NTRS 1 UK 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album) Mercury 810 003-2 US 1986
314 538 250-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RM) Mercury 314 538 250-2 US 2002
6359 099 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 6359 099 Mexico 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) Phonogram 810 003-2 Europe Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Show Me
A2 Poison Arrow
A3 Many Happy Returns
A4 Tears Are Not Enough
A5 Valentine's Day
B1 The Look Of Love (Part One)
B2 Date Stamp
B3 All Of My Heart
B4 4 Ever 2 Gether
B5 The Look Of Love (Part Four)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Record Company – Phonogram
  • Printed By – Team-Trykk A.S.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Rosenborg Studio

Credits

  • Lacquer Cut By – F*
  • Producer – Trevor Horn
  • Written-By, Performer – ABC

Notes

With printed inner sleeve.

Printed in Norway by Team Trykk Oslo.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): 6359 099 A 6 P 82 F 710
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped): 6359 099 B 6 P 82 F 710

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NTRS 1 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Neutron Records NTRS 1 UK 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album) Mercury 810 003-2 US 1986
314 538 250-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RM) Mercury 314 538 250-2 US 2002
6359 099 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 6359 099 Mexico 1982
810 003-2 ABC The Lexicon Of Love ‎(CD, Album, RE) Phonogram 810 003-2 Europe Unknown