The Human League Music Band Trivia

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  • 1. 

    What style of music is Human League known for?

    • A.

      Synthpop

    • B.

      Punk

    • C.

      Alternative

    • D.

      Groove

    Correct Answer
    A. Synthpop
    Explanation
    The Human League is known for their style of music called synthpop. Synthpop is a genre of music that combines elements of electronic music with pop music, characterized by the use of synthesizers, electronic drums, and catchy melodies. The Human League gained popularity in the 1980s with hits like "Don't You Want Me" and "Human," which showcased their signature synthpop sound.

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  • 2. 

    What Human League single got to number one on the U.K. charts in 1981?

    • A.

      All I Ever Wanted

    • B.

      Boys And Girls

    • C.

      Life On Your Own

    • D.

      Don't You Want Me?

    Correct Answer
    D. Don't You Want Me?
    Explanation
    "Don't You Want Me?" is the correct answer because it was a single released by the British synth-pop band Human League in 1981 that reached number one on the U.K. charts. The song became a huge commercial success and is one of the band's most well-known and iconic tracks. It features catchy melodies, a memorable chorus, and explores themes of power dynamics and relationships. The song's popularity and chart success solidified Human League's place in the music industry and contributed to the overall success of their album "Dare".

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  • 3. 

    What Human League song has the lyrics, "You were working as a waitress ..."?

    • A.

      Human

    • B.

      Tell Me When

    • C.

      Don't You Want Me?

    • D.

      Louise

    Correct Answer
    C. Don't You Want Me?
    Explanation
    "Don't You Want Me?" is the correct answer because it is the only song by Human League that contains the lyrics "You were working as a waitress." The lyrics of the other songs mentioned do not include this line.

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  • 4. 

    Which member of Human League has remained after line up changes?

    • A.

      Ian Craig Marsh

    • B.

      Philip Oakey

    • C.

      Martyn Ware

    • D.

      Philip Adrian Wright

    Correct Answer
    B. Philip Oakey
    Explanation
    Philip Oakey is the correct answer because he is the only member of Human League who has remained after line up changes. The other members mentioned in the options, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware, and Philip Adrian Wright, have all left the band at some point.

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  • 5. 

    With which of his idols did Human League's Philip Oakey get to work?

    • A.

      Pierre Boulez

    • B.

      Giorgio Moroder

    • C.

      Johan Gielen

    • D.

      Nick Warren

    Correct Answer
    B. Giorgio Moroder
    Explanation
    Philip Oakey of Human League got to work with Giorgio Moroder, who is one of his idols.

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  • 6. 

    What group name did Human League's Martyn Ware and Ian Marsh once use?

    • A.

      Oasis

    • B.

      Helmet

    • C.

      13 Engines

    • D.

      Dead Daughters

    Correct Answer
    D. Dead Daughters
    Explanation
    Martyn Ware and Ian Marsh, members of Human League, used the group name "Dead Daughters" at some point.

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  • 7. 

    With which indie label did Human League first sign?

    • A.

      Ninja Tune

    • B.

      Green Fridge

    • C.

      Fast

    • D.

      Atom Sounds

    Correct Answer
    C. Fast
    Explanation
    The Human League first signed with the indie label Fast.

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  • 8. 

    What inspired Human League's name?

    • A.

      A Nightmare

    • B.

      A John Lennon Song

    • C.

      A War Game

    • D.

      A Sci-fi Novel

    Correct Answer
    C. A War Game
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A War Game. The Human League's name was inspired by a war game called "Starforce: Alpha Centauri," where players had to choose between joining the "Human League" or the "Alliance of the Non-Aligned." The band members found the name fitting and decided to adopt it for their own.

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  • 9. 

    Who produced Human League's "The Sound of the Crowd"?

    • A.

      Robert Applegate

    • B.

      Martin Rushent

    • C.

      Mick Jones

    • D.

      Joey Beltram

    Correct Answer
    B. Martin Rushent
    Explanation
    Martin Rushent produced Human League's "The Sound of the Crowd".

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  • 10. 

    On which Human League album was the song "The Lebanon"?

    • A.

      Fascination

    • B.

      Secrets

    • C.

      Crash

    • D.

      Hysteria

    Correct Answer
    D. Hysteria
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hysteria because "The Lebanon" is a song that appears on the album Hysteria by The Human League.

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