The Human League – Remixes

Ill-advised dance overhauls of Sheffield's finest

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Anti-remix Luddites unite: these mindless “reworkings” of classic Human League songs will provoke a “why?” from any music lover. A scrum of contemporary DJ berks commit serial degradation on “The Sound Of The Crowd”, “Love Action” and “Open Your Heart”. The quirky period charm of Oakey and Co’s plugged-in ironies on human emotion are reduced to simple-minded ’81 caricatures of witless electronic pap. The Ayia Napa and School Disco crowds will love it.

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