Gordon's Gin is the title of an instrumental track written by Jeff Wayne and recorded by The Human League for inclusion on the Travelogue album.
The track was originally written and recorded by Wayne for the cinema advertisement for Gordon's Gin in the late 1970's. The commercial end witht e famous slogan "It's got to be Gordon's".
Only a demo 7" single of the original exists, under the name of Jeff Wayne Music. The recording was engineered by Martin Rushent, who would later work with The Human League as producer.
Human League version
With a duration of 2:58 The Human League's version is considerably longer than the original ad which is just under a minute long. The original has a slow piano intro whereas this is translated into a slow synthesiser part in the Human League's version.
Gordon's Gin Commercial: It's got to be Gordon's - Cinema commercial 1976/77 - History of Advertising Trust.
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