ABC ‎– The Lexicon of Love (1982)

The Lexicon of Love is the debut album by Sheffield sophisti-pop/blue-eyed soul act ABC, produced by Trevor Horn and released in 1982 on Vertigo/Neutron/Mercury.

Tracklist:
A1. “Show Me” (4:02)
A2. “Poison Arrow” (3:24)
A3. “Many Happy Returns” (3:57)
A4. “Tears Are Not Enough” (3:31)
A5. “Valentine’s Day” (3:42)
B1. “The Look of Love (Part One)” (3:29)
B2. “Date Stamp” (3:51)
B3. “All of My Heart” (5:17)
B4. “4 Ever 2 Gether” (5:33)
B5. “The Look of Love (Part Four)” (1:02)

1982 b-sides and extras:
Overture
“Theme From Man Trap” (4:15)
“Theme From Man Trap (lounge sequence)” (4:15)
Into the Valley of the Heathen Go

Credits:
Martin Fry — vocals
David Palmer — drums, percussion
Stephen Singleton — tenor saxophone, alto saxophone
Mark White — guitar, keyboards

Anne Dudley — keyboards, orchestration
Brad Lang — bass guitar
J.J. Jeczalik — programming
Kim Wear — trumpet
Louis Jardin — percussion
Gaynor Sadler — harp
ABC — writer, performer
Trevor Horn — producer
Gary Langan — engineer
Mark Lickley — bass (A2, A4, B1, B5)
Andy Gray — trombone (A4)
Tessa Webb — vocals (B2)
Karen Clayton — voice (A2)

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