Heaven's End

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Heaven's End
Loop Heaven's End cover.jpg
Studio album by Loop
Released 1987
Genre Space rock, psychedelic rock
Length37:33
Label Head
Producer Loop
Loop chronology
Heaven's End
(1987)
Fade Out
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg [1]
PopMatters 7/10 [2]
The Quietus (positive) [3]

Heaven's End is the debut album by British alternative rock band Loop. It was released in 1987 by Head Records and peaked at #4 in the UK Indie Charts.

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Loop (band) South London band

Loop are an English rock band, formed in 1986 by Robert Hampson in Croydon. The group topped the UK independent charts with their albums Fade Out (1989) and A Gilded Eternity (1990). Their dissonant "trance-rock" sound drew on the work of artists like the Stooges and Can, and helped to resurrect the concept of space rock in the late 1980s.

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Soundhead"4:59
2."Straight to Your Heart"6:16
3."Forever"4:46
4."Heaven's End"4:11
5."Too Real to Feel"5:17
6."Fix to Fall"4:28
7."Head On"2:43
8."Carry Me"4:57
Total length:37:33

Charts

YearChartPosition
1987UK Indie Chart4

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References

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  2. Mathers, Ian. "Heaven's End / Fade Out / A Gilded Eternity / The World in Your Eyes". PopMatters . Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  3. Marszalek, Julian. "FADE OUT AND HEAVENS END REISSUES". The Quietus . Retrieved 14 August 2016.