I’ve finally been able to add Thomas Leer’s “Private Plane” (1979) to my definitive chronological-order music history collection, Space Patrol: the rise of early British electropop, 1977-1983. The collection is now complete. Freely available on Spotify…

Track listing:—

01 – Ultravox! (Foxx & Eno) – “My Sex” (45rpm single, Jan 1977)

02 – Ultravox! (Foxx) – “The Man Who Dies Every Day” (1977)

03 – Ultravox! (Foxx) – “Hiroshima Mon Amour” (1977)

04 – Brian Eno & Cluster – “The Belldog” (1978)

05 – Ultravox (Foxx) – “Just For A Moment” (1978)

06 – Ultravox (Foxx) – “Quiet Men” (1978)

07 – Ultravox (Foxx) – “Dislocation” (1978)

08 – The Normal (Daniel Miller) – “Warm Leatherette” (1978)

09 – The Human League – “Being Boiled” (1978) (original 45rpm single, aka the “fast version”)

10 – Cabaret Voltaire – “The Setup” (1978)

11 – Throbbing Gristle – “United” (1978)

12 – Throbbing Gristle – “Hot on the Heels of Love” (1979)

13 – Fad Gadget (Frank Tovey) – “Back To Nature” (1979)

14 – Thomas Leer – “Private Plane” (1979)

15 – The Human League – “Zero As A Limit” (1979)

16 – Tubeway Army / Gary Numan – “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” (1979)

17 – Tubeway Army / Gary Numan – “We Are So Fragile” (1979)

18 – Gary Numan – “Cars” (1979)

19 – Gary Numan – “You Are In My Vision” (1979)

20 – Gary Numan – “We Have A Technical” (1979)

21 – Bill Nelson – “Furniture Music” (1979)

22 – John Foxx – “Underpass” (1980)

23 – John Foxx – “Burning Car” (1980)

24 – John Foxx – “When I Was A Man, And You Were A Woman” (1981)

25 – John Foxx – “The Garden” (1981)

26 – Visage – “Fade to Grey” (1981, original 12″ mix)

27 – Soft Cell – “Memorabilia” (1981, original 12″ mix)

28 – New Order – “Everything’s Gone Green” (1982, extended 12″ mix)

29 – New Order – “Blue Monday” (1983, original mix)