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Together in Electric Dreams – Phil Oakey (Human League)

Monday, February 18th, 2013

From the 1984 movie “Electric Dreams” Electric Dreams is a 1984 movie set in San Francisco, California that depicts a love triangle between a man, a woman, and a home computer. It stars Lenny Von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen and Bud Cort (voice) and was directed by Steve Barron. The soundtrack features music from prominent popular musicians of the time, being among the first of the movies of this generation that actively explored the commercial link between a movie and its soundtrack. The sountrack album Electric Dreams was re-issued on CD in 1998. The singer (AND CO-WRITER OF THE SONG) in the video is Phil Oakey of The Human League. This video is on “The Best of The Human League” DVD. There is a cameo by Giorgio Moroder (the man wearing glasses who comes into the radio studio to find out what is going on), he is co-writer/producer Giovanni Giorgio Moroder on April 26, 1940 in Ortisei, Italy) is an Academy Award-winning Italian record producer, songwriter and performer, whose groundbreaking work with synthesizers during the 1970s was a significant influence on new wave, techno and electronic music in general. Particularly well known are Donna Summer’s disco hits produced by Moroder, including “I Feel Love”. Moroder is also the founder of the former Musicland Studios in Munich, which served as a recording home for artists ranging from Led Zeppelin and Queen to Elton John for much of the 1980s and 1990s. Moroder was one of the producers of “Love to Love You Baby” — Donna
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