Little Fire Musicworks Look Back – Flock of Seagulls Reunited
A Flock Of Seagulls’ “Space Age Love Song” 2018 version released on 8th June is fun, bright and breezy. The ’80s new wave outfit after 34 years have reunited for the first time in 34 years. Their gift to us five new versions of the hit song “Space Age Love Song” along with a video. (see below)
- an orchestral rendition
- dub style
- the “video edit”
- a remix by Tiny Magnetic Pets
- one in “Orcapella”
A video the original band members:
- Mike Score
- Ali Score
- Frank Maudsley
- Paul Reynolds
performing “Space Age Love Song” with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Some things have changed since the song hit the airwaves in 1982. Mike Score no longer rocks his crazy signature hairdo. Only one of the four band members isn’t now bald.
The new version of the song still rocks. Watch and listen below.
But 23 years after their last album – and 34 years after gracing the Billboard Hot 100 — what’s left for the band to do? Well, there’s obviously the touring route – and sure enough, they’re in the midst of the Lost ’80s Live tour with fellow new wave vets
- The Romantics
- Men Without Hats
Additionally, they’ve delvided into what has become a late-career choice for bands: A symphonically augmented hits album (The Beach Boys and Foreigner have recently gone the same route).
Watch below a video of the band discussing the reunion.
Wikipedia: A Flock of Seagulls are an English new wave and synth-pop band originally formed in 1980 in Liverpool by Michael “Mike” Score (keyboards, vocals) and his brother Alister “Ali” James Score (drums), with their most famous line-up consisting of the Score brothers along with Francis Lee “Frank” Maudsley (bass) and Paul Reynolds (guitar).
The group had a string of international hit singles including “I Ran (So Far Away)” (1982), “Space Age Love Song” (1982), “Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)” (1982), and “The More You Live, the More You Love” (1984). They became notable in the 1980s for their video for “I Ran (So Far Away)”. The band won a Grammy Award in 1983 for their instrumental “D.N.A” (1982).
A xcis a band reunited on Record for the first time since 1984. All four original members Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds play on the single “Space Age Love Song”, released prior to the their reunion album ‘Ascension’ (July 2018).
And to finish their classic song
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