Afterhere are Glenn Gregory & Berenice Scott. Glenn is one half of Platinum selling 80s synth pop band Heaven 17, whose big hits include ‘Temptation’, ‘Come Live With Me’ & ‘Crushed By The Wheels of Industry’. Glenn was also one of the singers on the original Band Aid single ‘Feed The World’ and sings in Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey’s band Holy Holy, performing some of Bowie’s biggest hits. Berenice joined Heaven 17 on keys and tours with Holy Holy. The duo started writing their own material and created the score for last year’s big ITV Autumn Drama Liar and their cover of Dylan / Hendrix classic All Along the Watch Tower features on ITV drama Vanity Fair.
Destiny – Zero 7
I always head towards Zero 7 vibes if I’m putting music on at home and chilling, particularly late at night. I can remember numerous occasions when I’ve had this tune on deep into 4/5am with friends and loved ones, chatting the night away.
The Game Of Love – Daft Punk
Another great soundtrack piece to set the mood at home. I loved Daft Punk right from the start when I saw their video for ‘Da Funk’, whenever I hear their sound I can’t help but think of the man-dog hopping round New York with his ghetto blaster, breaks my heart!
Money Don’t Matter 2 Night – Prince
Probably my favourite songwriter of all time, and his soundscape productions transport you to another world every time. I think I must have worn out my Dad’s studio speakers playing this extremely loud and relentlessly when I was growing up.
Erotica – Madonna
I was much too young to understand this record when it came out but I felt sooo grown up listening to this single when I was little. A fantastic artist, cheeky and ground breaking, I couldn’t leave Madonna off my Back to mine playlist.
I Won’t Cry – Afterhere
It’s all about the the story for me in our track ‘I Won’t Cry’. I think I would try and sneak this into my playlist if you came back to mine because I think at the end of the day, late at night with when you’re nursing a glass of wine or whatever is when we’re at our most reflective… looking back on love, figuring it all out, for good or for bad.
Spacer: Sheila B Devotion
I’ve always loved the production and sound on this track, obviously it’s Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards (Chic) but with Sheila B Devotion’s vocals taking it away from being a complete Chic “a” like. It’s such a gloriously lush sound, it’s amazing played loud on headphones, try and find the full length version it’s beautiful.
I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun: Rotary Connection
Symphonic Psychedelic Soul at its coolest, six minutes of funky orchestral beauty, close your eyes and let it take you away.
In Every Dream Home A Heartache: Roxy Music
Brian Ferry at his pouting sleepy eyed best, a beautiful late night story of love with blow up doll. So dreamily enticing, it folds around you until the pay off line, I blew up your body, but you blew my mind… oh yeah, and then the trippy solo that phases in and out then disappears entirely only to come back on a new wave of phase…. I love this track.
Ghost Rider: Suicide
Early Proto Punk Electro from New York. This track was released in 1977 but sounds as fresh as if it were picked yesterday. Fantastic sounds and a real influence it was a toss up between this track or Cheree, which again is a great and timeless track.
Well if you’re coming back to mine you obviously have to listen to something from our new album, Addict was one of the first songs that we wrote for Afterhere album, it still sounds as fresh and beautiful as the day it was born. It became a template for the rest of the album and I still love to hear it, Berenice’s voice tells the story so well.