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It also peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100, on 15 April 1995, giving the band their last hit to date in the United States. Tell Me When" became the Human League's most commercially successful single in nine years and reintroduced the band to many of the British general public. In the album review, the reviewer said that "Tell Me When" "portrays Phil Oakey and the girls as a perfect replica of the electro pop band around 1981's Dare album. The song was originally written for the act, "Fast Arithmetic" (Oakey–Beckett), a side project in development within the Human League environment. Released in a variety of vinyl and CD single formats, these variously included remixes of "Tell Me When" by contemporary electronic acts Utah Saints, Development Corporation and Red Jerry, a non-album B-side ("The Bus to Crookes"), and a track from the band's recent collaboration with Yellow Magic Orchestra.

But isn't that what the League have always had, in abundance, with more than a modicum of electronic auteur thrown in? Music Week rated the single five out of five, describing it as "pristine synth pop as a deep Oakey lead and girl harmonies make this the most joyful single of the week. The song fared well on the Mainstream Top 40 chart, where it peaked at number nine on 22 April 1995. The band then performs in the main hall of the Wallenstein Palace, surrounded by lit candles and candelabras. It received considerable radio promotion in advance of its late 1994 UK release, hitting the airwaves at a time when many people started to get Christmas song fatigue.It topped the Major Market Airplay charts in the UK for two weeks commencing 4 February, registering total plays of 915 for the week of 11 February. Jennifer Nine from Melody Maker viewed it as "a brightly hopeful, wafer-thin compendium of standard League traits, including that pocket calculator-powered "funky" breakdown. By the time of its release, the single received over one thousand plays per week across the board according to East West Records. Then there is the tendency to fiddle with the original to such an extent it almost becomes unrecognisable from the outstanding original. In the video, well-known sites in the city can be seen, as Wenceslas Square, Prague Castle and Wallenstein Garden.

It opens with Catherall and Sulley in the Wallenstein Gardens, where leaves are blowing upwards instead of downwards.As it was the first commercial release in the UK by the band for four years it is often incorrectly described as a comeback as many people erroneously believed the band had disbanded in 1990. head of music Richard Park welcomed the single, saying "the marketplace is just ready for a fresh dose of the Human League". A demo version was recorded in 1991 and presented to Max, Ian and Jean [ clarification needed] at East West. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

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