Tag: The Human League


This Day In Music, December 12th

On this day in 1981: The Human League had their only U.K. #1 single with ‘Don’t You Want Me.’ The Christmas #1 hit of 1981 in the U.K., the biggest U.K. seller of 1981 and Virgin Records’ first #1 U.K. single. It would spend five weeks at #1 in the U.K. The group’s singer Phil […]


This Day In Music, November 23rd

On this day in 1986: The Human League were enjoying top spot on the U.S. singles chart with “Human.” “Human” was released as the first single from their 1986 album ‘Crash’. The track, which deals with the subject of infidelity, was written and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The song topped the charts in […]


This Day In Music, May 14th

On this day in 1982: Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder were enjoying their first week at the top spot on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Ebony and Ivory.’ The song would spend seven weeks at #1 until ‘Don’t You Want Me’ by The Human League took over the top spot in early July of 1982. […]