Skyscraping

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
After spending half the better part of a decade in semi-retirement, Martin Fry regrouped ABC for the surprisingly successful comeback Skyscraping. Instead of pursuing the dance-pop inclinations of ABC's late-'80s records, Fry returns to the grandly theatrical new romantic pop of Lexicon of Love, cutting it with some contemporary dance production techniques. Collaborating with Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory, Fry constructs a number of shiny pop gems, highlighted by glammy guitars and shining synthesizers. While Skyscraping isn't as consistently thrilling as his best '80s singles, it has a number of fine moments, and is ABC's best ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
After spending half the better part of a decade in semi-retirement, Martin Fry regrouped ABC for the surprisingly successful comeback Skyscraping. Instead of pursuing the dance-pop inclinations of ABC's late-'80s records, Fry returns to the grandly theatrical new romantic pop of Lexicon of Love, cutting it with some contemporary dance production techniques. Collaborating with Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory, Fry constructs a number of shiny pop gems, highlighted by glammy guitars and shining synthesizers. While Skyscraping isn't as consistently thrilling as his best '80s singles, it has a number of fine moments, and is ABC's best record since How to Be A...Zillionaire!.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/1998
  • Label: Bmg Int'l
  • UPC: 743214565322
  • Catalog Number: 45653

Album Credits

Performance Credits
ABC Primary Artist
Dinah Beamish Cello
Martin Fry Vocals
Glenn Gregory Keyboards, Background Vocals
Sally Herbert Violin
Jocelyn Pook Viola
Paul Rabiger Saxophone
Juliet Roberts Background Vocals
Sonia Slany Violin
Jules Singleton Violin
Keith Lowndes Guitar, Keyboards
Paul "Tubbs" Williams Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Martin Fry Producer
Glenn Gregory Producer
Paul Rabiger Engineer
Danton Supple Engineer
Keith Lowndes Producer, drum programming
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