Gregory, Glenn

Born Glenn Peter Gregory in Sheffield, England on on 16 May 1958. When Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh left Human League in 1981, he was contacted by Ware to join Heaven 17. He had been singing and playing bass in bands with Ian Craig Marsh since 1973.

Glenn has remained with the band and enjoyed many hits, most notably ‘Temptation’ (no. 2), ‘Come live with me’ (no. 5), ‘Sunset Now’ (no. 24), ‘This Is Mine’ (no. 23), ‘ … (And That’s No Lie)’ (no.  52) – and the albums ‘The luxury gap’ (no. 4) and ‘How Men Are’ (no.12) – all between 1982 and 1985. In 1992 ‘Temptation’ was re-released and went straight to No.4, and Glenn has since featured on over twenty studio, compilation, and live albums with Heaven 17.

In 1984 Gregory sang on the Band Aid single, ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’, singing the line ‘No rain nor rivers flow’. Outside of Heaven 17, Gregory has been a member of the bands ABC, Ugly and Honeyroot, as well as working with Tina Turner, Grace Jones, Propaganda, Terence Trent D’Arby, Ultravox, La Roux and John Lydon.

In 2010, Glenn Gregory recorded a duet with Kim Wilde called Greatest Journey. In 2011, Kim Wilde joined Glenn Gregory and Martyn Ware’s band B.E.F. on stage for a concert in London. They also recorded the track Every Time I See You I Go Wild together.