Come Live with Me (Heaven 17 song)

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"Come Live With Me"
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Single by Heaven 17
from the album The Luxury Gap
B-side Let's All Make a Bomb (New Version)
Released 1983
Format 7" single, 12" single
Genre Synthpop, new wave
Length 3:35
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Glenn Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware
Producer(s) British Electric Foundation, Greg Walsh
Heaven 17 singles chronology
"We Live So Fast"
(1983)
"Come Live With Me"
(1983)
"Crushed by the Wheels of Industry"
(1983)

"Come Live With Me" is a single from synthpop trio Heaven 17 which appeared on the album The Luxury Gap.[1] It was written by all three members. The single was a remixed version of the original song and was released in June 1983. It peaked at #5 in the UK, spending 11 weeks on the chart. This would be the band's last top 10 hit in the UK singles chart until 1992 which saw the release of "Temptation (Brothers In Rhythm Remix)".[2]

The track peaked at #2 on the Readers charts for Number One magazine. Record Mirror's list for Top 12" singles featured the single at number #9.[3]

The track remains one of Heaven 17's most performed songs.

Formats[edit]

7" Single
  1. "Come Live With Me" - 3:35 (remixed version)
  2. "Let's All Make a Bomb (New Version)" - 5:05
12" Single
  1. "Come Live With Me (Extended version)" - 4:25
  2. "Let's All Make a Bomb (New version)" - 5:09
  3. "Song With No Name (New version)" - 4:14

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
Total
weeks
Australia (Kent Music Report)[4] 100 1
Irish Singles Chart[5] 7 8
UK Singles Chart[2] 5 11

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heaven 17 - The Luxury Gap at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Heaven 17 - Full Official Charts History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Heaven 17 - The most complete homepage". Heaven17.de. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 137. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  5. ^ Jaclyn Ward (1962-10-01). "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2012-06-23.