WITHOUT QUESTION, ABC’s 1982 DEBUT THE LEXICON OF LOVE IS ONE OF THE GREATEST ALBUMS EVER MADE. IT’S A MASTERCLASS IN HIGH-END PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES AND SOPHISTICATED POP ORCHESTRATION – WHICH WOULDN’T MEAN A THING WERE THE IMMERSIVE FANTASIES AND ESCAPIST ROMANCES THOSE DETAILED AESTHETICS SERVE NOT TOP-NOTCH SONGS.
For ABC frontman Martin Fry the record has cast an enduring spell and, this November, he’s taking it out on tour across the UK with the integral accompaniment of a full orchestra conducted by original arranger Anne Dudley. In this special 150th edition of The Mouthcast Fry speaks about the genesis of THE LEXICON OF LOVE and reflects on this fantastic album’s longstanding appeal…
Weds 4 Nov LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall Tickets
Thurs 5 Nov GLASGOW Royal Concert Hall Tickets
Fri 6 Nov SHEFFIELD City Hall Tickets
Sun 8 Nov LONDON Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tickets
Mon 9 Nov BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall Tickets