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New Video - Parralox - Human

New Video - Parralox - Human (The Human League Cover)
This weeks new video is the classic The Human League track "Human", taken from our new album Holiday '19.

"Human" is a song recorded by British synthpop band The Human League, and 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.

In 1985, the recording sessions for the Human League's fifth album were not going well, and the band did not like the results, which was causing internal conflict. Virgin Records executives, worried by the lack of progress from their at-the-time most profitable signing, suggested the band accept an offer to work with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, who already had material to work with; and had expressed an interest in the band from their U.S. releases. Jam and Lewis had recently emerged as in-demand talent due to their success with Janet Jackson and her Control album.

Of the ten songs on Crash, Jam and Lewis wrote three, "Human" being one of them. It is a mid-tempo ballad which lyrically is an exchange between a man and a woman in a relationship who have reunited after a separation. In the first two verses Philip Oakey is apologizing to his partner for being unfaithful during her absence, and in the song's breakdown Joanne Catherall's spoken-word confession reveals that she too was unfaithful. The song's title is derived from the chorus, in which both parties in the relationship explain that they are "only human" and "born to make mistakes". The song is a composition in common time with a tempo of 102 beats per minute. It is set in a key of A♭ major, with a chord progression from D♭-E♭-f.

"Human" became the second million-selling and final number-one single for The Human League on the US Billboard Hot 100 (after "Don't You Want Me") and their second chart-topper on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart (after "(Keep Feeling) Fascination"). Jam and Lewis' R&B-based production was also popular on American urban radio, bringing the Human League into the top ten of the U.S. R&B chart for the first time. The song hit #1 in the US; however, in the UK, where R&B was less popular, "Human" peaked at number eight in the UK singles chart.

The Parralox version keep the down-tempo feel, but with an updated minimal synthwave vibe.

Human is dedicated to Diana Rigg and includes Louise Love and John von Ahlen on vocals.

Click here to see Parralox - Human (The Human League) video on YouTube

Click here to see the Holiday '19 (New Album) on the Parralox website

Buy now onBuy Parralox - Holiday '19 on Bandcamp Buy Parralox - Holiday '19 on iTunes Buy Parralox - Holiday '19 on Beatport Buy Parralox - Holiday '19 on Googleplay Buy Parralox - Holiday '19 on Amazon Listen to Parralox on StealifyBuy Parralox - Holiday '19 on conzoom Records

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Parralox - Genesis. New album out now

Buy the new Parralox album Genesis

We are thrilled beyond words to announce the new Parralox album "Genesis" featuring Jane Badler (Known for her portrayal of Diana in sci-fi series V), Ian Burden (ex-The Human League), Johanna Gervin and Louise Love ❤️

Included on the album are the tracks :
Tears of Faith feat Jane Badler,
Reckless (co-written by Gina G and Johnny X),
Hurricane (co-written with Johnny X) and
Cadenas de Oro and Sueño Latino (co-written with Louise Love).

Listen to the album preview on YouTube



Out now on:
iTunes - http://bit.ly/plox-itunes-genesis
Amazon - http://bit.ly/plox-amazon-genesis
Bandcamp - http://bit.ly/plox-bandcamp-genesis
Googleplay - http://bit.ly/plox-googleplay-genesis
Beatport - http://bit.ly/plox-beatport-genesis
Spotify - http://bit.ly/plox-spotify-genesis


Tracklisting:
01. Tears of Faith feat Jane Badler
02. Goodbye Berlin
03. System of Pleasure
04. Robots of the World Unite
05. Revelation
06. Sueño Latino *
07. Nemesis
08. Cadenas de Oro feat Ian Burden
09. Under the Skin
10. Reckless
11. Über Ding *
12. The Future
13. Resurrection
14. Hurricane
15. New Light (Rotersand vs Timo van Laak Rework Edit) **

 * Exclusive to Bandcamp and Compact Disc
** Exclusive to Bandcamp and Digital


Production Credits :
Producer - John von Ahlen
Engineer - Juan del Toro

Vocals by Jane Badler (1)
Vocals by Johanna Gervin (2, 5)
Vocals by Louise Love (5, 8, 9, 10, 13)
Vocals by John von Ahlen (3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15)

Bass Guitar by Ian Burden.

Buchla Modular Synthesiser and Fairlight CMI 30A courtesy of Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio Limited. Programming assistance by Ross Healy.
Recorded at Subterrane Recording Studio , Melbourne, Australia.

Visual Credits:
Director - John von Ahlen
Photographer / Digital Editing - Hugo Rourke
Makeup - Melbourne Maquillage
Milliner - LadyHart
Costume Design - Steve Monroe
Location - Glow Studios, West Footscray, Victoria, Australia.

Management - CAMP Entertainment [email protected]
PR - Project Publicity [email protected]

 

Click here to order the new Parralox album Genesis (Limited Edition CD Bundle)

Click here to see the discography entry for Genesis

Parralox - Genesis (Limited Edition CD)

Parralox feat Jane Badler
Parralox feat Jane Badler

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Subculture reviewed on DepecheMode.de

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German Blog DepecheMode.de have reviewed both of the new Parralox albums, "Subculture" and "Holiday '16" and given them both a most excellent 7/10 rating.

Fire up Google Translate and read this fantastic review! Special thanks to Addison :)

Click here to read the article on Depechemode.de >> https://www.depechemode.de/der-review-weihnachtskalender-tuerchen22-parralox-subculture-holiday-48273/

Subculture is out now on Energise Records >> http://www.parralox.com/discography/albums/subculture

Click below to listen to a preview of our new album "Subculture"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgrqQUd9ElU

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Poptastic Confessions reviews Subculture

 poptastic confessions reviews subculture - parralox's new album

 

Poptastic Confessions have reviewed the new Parralox album "Subculture"

In a detailed, track by track review, Poptastic Confessions gives it's feedback on each track of the album, and includes the cover artwork for each track, which is a nice touch!

Special thanks to Dave Higdon for the article.

Click here to read the article >> http://poptasticconfessions.blogspot.com/2017/02/subculture-by-parralox.html

You can also preview the entire album on YouTube by watching the video below >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgrqQUd9ElU

NB : Here's a screen grab of the article: (although you really should click the link above!)

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3 new Parralox Albums

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All good things come to those who wait...
We are proud to annouce the release of 3 (!) new albums by Parralox. Subculture, Holiday '16 and Remixes 2.

The Limited Edition Deluxe Package is now SOLD OUT. Subculture and Holiday '16 are still available. (Remixes 2 was only available with the Deluxe Package).

Compact Discs are due for release on December 23rd, 2016 via conzoom Records (Germany). The Digital Downloads will be available on the 27th of January, 2017 via Energise Records (UK) and Subterrane Records (Australia).

Compact Disc and Digital Pre-Orders are now available for Subculture and Holiday '16, click the following links :

Pre Order Subculture (CD)
Pre Order Subculture (Digital Download)

Pre Order Holiday '16 (CD)
Pre Order Holiday '16 (Digital Download)

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Subculture is our 9th studio album, featuring some truly amazing guest vocalists and performers including:

Marcella Detroit (Shakespears Sister, Absolutely Fabulous, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band),
Johanna Gervin,
Louise Love,
Peter Wilson,
A7-H,
Lillia and
Ian Burden (The Human League).

The Subculture album is divided into Side A (Red) and Side B (Blue).
What do the colours mean? We took a leaf from one of our favourite bands (The Human League) and colour coded the songs according to their style. Red is for Dance and Blue is for Pop.
We've been busy working on Subculture for the last year, and we are all so proud and pleased to finally release it to the world! There are a variety of styles on the album, but the main influence here is Italodisco, with a dash of 80s and 90s dance.

Holiday '16 is the latest installment in our annual cover album series and our 10th studio album.
Louise Love features on the album. Holiday '16 includes a variety of our favourite songs. Trust me when I say we had a short-list of over 50 songs to choose from, so it was difficult to narrow down on a final selection. But thankfully it means we have several more years worth of songs to make!

Remixes 2 is a collection of remixes that Parralox has made for other artists. This is a Limited Edition CD available ONLY with the purchase of the Deluxe Edition of Subculture (now sold out).

In 2017 the first single released from Subculture will be Electric Nights, feat Johanna Gervin on lead vocals, with Roxy, Johnny X and Louise Love on backing vocals. There will be an EP released with many amazing remixes, and so far we can confirm remixes from Pete Hammond (Stock/Aitken/Waterman), Will Alonso, Oren Amram, People Theatre and Bluepint with many more to come.

So it's going to be a very musical Xmas and an even better 2017!

Much love..

John, Johanna & Louise.


Tracklist for SUBCULTURE

Side A (Red)
01 Paradise feat Marcella Detroit
02 Electric Nights feat Johanna Gervin​
03 Key To The Door Of Heaven feat Louise Love
04 Gimme Back My Lovin feat Lillia​
05 Change Of Heart
06 A Question Of Love feat Louise Love
07 Jupiter feat Louise Love

Side B (Blue)
08 Pressure Point feat Louise Love
09 Overdrive feat Ian Burden​
10 Last Year At Marienbad feat Louise Love
11 Last Man Standing feat Peter Wilson​
12 Voyager feat Louise Love
13 Rocket Science
14 86G feat A7-H

Credits:
Producer - John von Ahlen
Engineer - Juan del Toro
Synthesizer - John von Ahlen
Bass Guitar - Ian Burden
Vocals - Marcella Detroit, Johanna Gervin, Louise Love, Lillia, Peter Wilson, A7-H & John.
Backing Vocals - Roxy, Johnny X, Louise Love, Lillia , Peter Wilson & John.

Written by - John von Ahlen, except
1, 3, 4 - Lillia Auzou & John von Ahlen
2 - Johnny X, Roxy, John von Ahlen

Graphic Design - John von Ahlen
Photography - Nik Pate​ (UK)
Hair & Makeup - Stephanie Louise (UK)
Photography - John von Ahlen (AUS)
Hair & Makeup - Chloe Mackenzie (AUS)


Tracklist for HOLIDAY '16
01 Flamboyant (Pet Shop Boys)
02 Bring On The Dancing Horses (Echo And The Bunnymen)
03 Animal Reaction (Route 69)
04 Heaven Must Have Sent You Back To Me (Cicero)
05 Face To Face / Heart To Heart (The Twins)
06 A Question Of Time (Depeche Mode)
07 Blasphemous Rumours (Depeche Mode)
08 Louise (The Human League)
09 The Lebanon (The Human League)
10 Zero As A Limit (The Human League)
11 Almost Medieval (The Human League)
12 Blind Youth (The Human League)
13 When I'm With You (Sparks)
14 Bigger Than America (Heaven 17)


Tracklist for PARRALOX REMIXES 2
01 Reflection - Pensar No Es Sentir (Parralox Remix)
02 Dancing With Ruby - Spider (Parralox Remix)
03 Louise Love - Get Back (Parralox Remix)
04 SIRPAUL - Intimate (Parralox Remix)
05 Dead Man Recovering - Falling (Parralox Remix)
06 Sinestar - Fortunes Faded (Parralox Remix)
07 Daybehavior - Silent Dawn (Parralox Remix)
08 Dual Density - Where Are You Hiding (Parralox Remix)
09 Vision Talk - The Loner (Parralox Remix)
10 The Tenth Stage - Black (Parralox's 64 Bit Remix)

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Parralox - New Releases

 

Buy now onBuy Parralox - Genesis on Bandcamp Buy Parralox - Genesis on Apple iTunes Buy Parralox - Genesis on iTunes Buy Parralox - Genesis on Beatport Buy Parralox - Genesis on Googleplay Buy Parralox - Genesis on Amazon Listen to Parralox on StealifyBuy Parralox - Genesis on conzoom Records