Come Live with Me (Heaven 17 song)

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"Come Live With Me"
Single by Heaven 17
from the album The Luxury Gap
B-side"Let's All Make a Bomb (New Version)"
ReleasedJune 1983[1]
Format7" single, 12" single
GenreSynthpop, new wave
LabelVirgin Records
Songwriter(s)Glenn Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware
Producer(s)British Electric Foundation, Greg Walsh
Heaven 17 singles chronology
"We Live So Fast"
"Come Live With Me"
"Crushed by the Wheels of Industry"

"Come Live With Me" is a song by the British synthpop band Heaven 17, released in 1983 as the fourth single from their second album The Luxury Gap.[2] It was written by Glenn Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh and Martyn Ware, and produced by Marsh and Ware (British Electric Foundation) and Greg Walsh. It peaked at No. 5 in the UK and remained on the charts for eleven weeks. It would be the band's last Top 10 hit in the UK until 1992's "Temptation (Brothers in Rhythm Remix)".[3]


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
Australia (Kent Music Report)[4] 100
Irish Singles Chart[5] 7
UK Singles Chart[3] 5


Heaven 17
Additional personnel
  • Greg Walsh - producer, engineer


  1. ^ "Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me / Let's All Make A Bomb (New Version) - Virgin - UK - VS 607". 45cat. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  2. ^ "Heaven 17 - The Luxury Gap at Discogs". Retrieved 2012-06-23.
  3. ^ a b "Heaven 17 - Full Official Charts History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-01-19.
  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". Retrieved 2012-06-23.