A POLITICALLY-charged electro-funk band are to return to Buxton Opera House as part of the Four Four Time Festival of Music this month.
Heaven 17 rocketed to fame in the 1980s with their debut album Penthouse & Pavement, which was initially banned by the BBC.
The group formed when keyboardists Martyn Ware and Ian Craig MArch left Human League and joined with singer Glen Gregory.
Heaven 17’s second album, The Luxury Gap was released in 1983 and featured hit singles Temptation, Come Live With Me, Crushed by the Wheels of Industry and Let Me Go.
The band appeared at the Four Four Time Festival in 2011 and were invited back to Buxton after proving themselves a huge hit for the event.
Heaven 17 have added backing singer Billie Godfrey to the line-up, helping recreate their studio sound live on stage.
And this year, will be presenting The Luxury Gap in its entirety alongside some of their greatest hits such as This Is Mine and Sunset Now.
Heaven 17 The Luxury Gap is at Buxton Opera House on Thursday, February 21 at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £20 and £22 and more information is available by telephoning 0845 127 2190.