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🎤 Blancmange - Happy Families MP3

  • Performer: Blancmange
  • Title: Happy Families
  • Genre: Electronic
  • Country: Ireland
  • Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album
  • Released: 1982
  • Style: Synth-pop
  • Label: London Records
  • Cat#: SH 8552
  • MP3 album: 2587 mb
  • FLAC album: 1470 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 205
🎤 Blancmange - Happy Families MP3


2Sad Day
4Living On The Ceiling
Remix – Denis Weinrich
5God's Kitchen
Remix – Denis Weinrich
8Feel Me
9I've Seen The Word
10I Can't Explain


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
6.25 418, 6.25418Blancmange Happy Families ‎(LP, Album)London Records, London Records6.25 418, 6.25418Germany1983
DL 13.027Blancmange Happy Families ‎(LP, Album, TP)DeccaDL 13.027Greece1982
L28P 1070Blancmange Happy Families ‎(LP, Album, Promo)London RecordsL28P 1070Japan1982
LON 101Blancmange Happy Families ‎(LP, Album)London RecordsLON 101Canada1983
SH 8552Blancmange Happy Families ‎(LP, Album, RE)London RecordsSH 8552UK1988


  • Backing VocalsJoy Yates (tracks: A1, B2), Madeline Bell (tracks: A2, B1), Stevie Lange (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2)
  • DrumsJames Lane (tracks: A5, B2)
  • Engineer [Battery]Andrew Warwick, Nigel Green
  • Engineer [CBS]Mark Chamberlain, Roberto Arendse, Walter Samuel
  • GuitarDavid Rhodes (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2, B4, B5)
  • Lyrics By, Music ByArthur, Luscombe
  • PaintingMichael Brownlow
  • ProducerMike Howlett
  • SitarDeepak (tracks: A5)
  • Synthesizer, KeyboardsStephen Luscombe
  • TablaDinesh (tracks: A5)
  • Vocals, Guitar, ElectronicsNeil Arthur


Unique Irish print Black & White paper labels

CP on both run-offs indicate it was manufactured by Carlton Productions, Dublin


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, Etched): SH8552 A-1 (Stick Man) DDCS CP YII
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, Etched): SH8552 B-1 (Stick Man) DDCS YII CP


  • Recorded At – CBS Studios, London
  • Recorded At – Battery Studios, London
  • Remixed At – Odyssey Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – London Records
  • Copyright (c) – London Records
  • Published By – Cherry Red Music
  • Manufactured By – Carlton Productions



Happy Families is the debut studio album by English synth-pop band Blancmange, released on 24 September 1982 by London Records. It peaked at No. 30 on the UK Albums Chart, aided by the success of the album's third single, Living on the Ceiling, released the following month and which became Blancmange's breakthrough hit, reaching No. 7 in the UK Singles Chart. A re-recorded version of the album, titled Happy Families Too. was released in 2013. Happy Families - Blancmange. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Synthpop New Wave. Songs in album Blancmange - Happy Families 1982. Blancmange - I Can't Explain. Blancmange - Feel Me. Blancmange - I've Seen The Word. Blancmange - Wasted. Blancmange - Living On The Ceiling. Blancmange - Waves. Album 1982 16 Songs. Happy Families. Alternative 's first album, 1982's Happy Families, yielded the minor radio hit Living on the Ceiling, which also received a good deal of attention from early MTV. Though Happy Families can accurately be described as techno-pop, it's techno-pop with a modicum of taste and sophistication, putting it more in the ballpark of genre pioneers like OMD and Yazoo than of annoying '80s anachronisms like Kajagoogoo or EBN-OZN. Neil Arthur's lyrics are interesting enough to reward close listening, and his Bowie-esque voice, while somewhat limited, serves the material wel. 10 tracks 40:05. Type Album. Released date 1982. Labels London Recordings Edsel Records Universal Records South. Music StyleNew-Wave. Members owning this album1. I Can't Explain. Feel Me. Happy Families LP, Album. London Records, London Records. STAR 5287, SH 8552. South Africa. Vendre cette version. SH 8552. In Canada the album Happy Families album had 11 track on it unlike the rest of the world which had ten. the running order was also slightly . Released 1982. Happy Families Tracklist. I Can't Explain Lyrics

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