On Wax / Numero Group explore and explode Blondie’s Heart Of Glass with new 12″

Numero Group re-present Blondie’s breakthrough single through a historical prism. I’m currently sat losing myself to the label’s Escape From Synth City playlist: check it here.


The song that burst Blondie out of the streets of the Bowery to #1 on the charts, “Heart of Glass” was the pivotal moment in punk’s choreographed slamdance with the mainstream. Inspired by Kraftwerk and Giorgio Moroder, Blondie transformed their campy “Once I Had A Love” into a Roland-driven juggernaut and never looked back. Explored and exploded via six distinct versions remastered from the original analog tapes, the history of “Heart of Glass” is documented here in a copious essay and packaged in gorgeous screened and die cut sleeve.


Agent J aka Jamie Groovement: writer, host, DJ and teacher. @jamiegroovement