Go west - we close our eyes

Go west - we close our eyes

Go west - we close our eyes

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"We Close Our Eyes" is a song by British pop band Go West, composed by both members Peter Cox and Richard Drummie. It was the first single from their debut album Go West. "Missing Persons", also from the album, was the B-side. The 12-inch release featured a remix by Julian Mendelsohn subtitled the "Total Overhang Club Mix".
The single was promoted by a music video directed by Godley & Creme.
The "Total Overhang Club Mix" was later included on the 1985 compilation Bangs & Crashes. The standard version appeared again on Aces and Kings: The Best of Go West in 1993.
"We Close Our Eyes" spent fourteen weeks on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 5 in April 1985. In the United States the single reached 41 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 5 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
A remix of the song was released in 1993 to promote the Aces and Kings retrospective.
The song was used in the 1985 horror movie Demoni.
In Live versions of the song, the guitar break in the overhang mixes is often included.

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80s | pop | new wave | go west | synth pop