Esteemed British electronic outfit Blancmange return with Private View. Originally from the UK’s post punk DIY scene, Blancmange found success in 1982, long player Happy Families selling Gold in the UK, and its 3 singles becoming international hits. They went on to have 7 Top 40 hits and 70 weeks in the UK album charts. Long-standing admirers include Moby, John Grant and Honey Dijon, who states that “British synth pop was hugely influential in the burgeoning house music scene and Blancmange was a big part of that.”
40 years and 16 albums later, Blancmange have re-signed to London Records with the captivating and inspired Private View, melding futuristic electronics, Neil Arthur’s unmistakable vocal hooks, and songs spanning buoyant and joyful to dark and brooding.