Cherry Red Records is both delighted and proud to announce the newly remastered and expanded release of Howard Jones’ debut album “Human’s Lib”.
Released in March 1984, “Human’s Lib” entered the UK Album Charts at No.1 selling over 100,000 copies in the first week and spending a total of 57 weeks in the chart whilst achieving Double Platinum status with sales in excess of 600,000 copies.
Four songs from this album were released as singles in the UK, all of which reached the Top 20: ‘New Song’ peaked at No.3, ‘What Is Love?’ at No.2, ‘Hide and Seek’ at No.12, and ‘Pearl in the Shell’ at No.7.
As well as achieving great success in the UK, “Human’s Lib” and the various singles taken from it also enjoyed tremendous success internationally in such countries as USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and throughout most of Europe.
With the full involvement of the artist, this prestigious album is being re-issued in four remastered formats and this version has the following features:
PACKAGED IN A DIGIPACK WITH A FULLY ILLUSTRATED 16-PAGE BOOKLET CONTAINING RARE PHOTOS AND A BRAND NEW SLEEVENOTE AND TRACK BY TRACK ANNOTATION ABOUT HUMAN’S LIB BY HOWARD JONES AS TOLD TO ACCLAIMED WRITER ANIL PRASAD.
FEATURING PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED STUDIO AND LIVE VERSIONS PLUS UNRELEASED DIGITALLY AND NEWLY REMASTERED TRACKS.
INCLUDES A DVD (NTSC/REGION FREE) CONTAINING RARE EARLY FOOTAGE OF HOWARD REHEARSING AT THE GORDON’S ARMS IN HIGH WYCOMBE PLUS HIS LIVING ROOM DEMOS, BBC TV APPEARANCES ON TOP OF THE POPS, OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST AND THE OXFORD ROAD SHOW AS WELL AS PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS.