Bowie drummer joins Spandau Ballet for tour

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Spandau Ballet have recruited David Bowie’s drummer Sterling Campbell for their tour to temporarily replace John Keeble, who is battling ill health. Campbell, who has also drummed for Duran Duran, The B-52s and David Byrne, will fill in for Keeble when Spandau’s tour resumes in Newcastle. They had cancelled their past fortnight of shows in [...]

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Previously unreleased Alison Moyet demo taken from her upcoming deluxe edition reissues

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Alison Moyet has announced deluxe editions of her acclaimed albums Hometime, Voice and The Turn, and Classic Pop has the exclusive premiere of previously unheard demo ‘More’ taken from the new Hometime release. The three deluxe editions – all of which feature further rare and previously unreleased material – will be released on 2nd October [...]

Let’s Rock Earlybird Tickets for 2016

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After a busy 2015, our friends at Lets Rock! are already planning for next year and have four dates / venues confirmed for 2016. A limited number of discounted Earlybird Tickets for 2016 will be available at 9am on the 1st September (See http://www.letsrock80s.com/ for further information). There are only a set amount of Earlybird tickets available [...]

991 Will Be Holding a Buyers Day on Saturday 22nd August 2015

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On Saturday 22nd August 2015, 991 will be holding a buying day at their offices in the Sohost Building 8 Berwick Street, London W1F 0PH. Glen & Syd will be available to assess and appraise your items for free, and for purchase on the day. Go along between 10:30am and 3pm or make an appointment if [...]

David Bowie announces latest vinyl reissues

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David Bowie has confirmed details of his latest series of anniversary reissued singles, as well as announcing two exclusives to coincide with the latest leg of his David Bowie Is memorabilia exhibition. October 2 sees the release of Space Oddity as a picture disc, featuring Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud on the B-side, including a [...]

Squeeze confirm first new album for 17 years

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Squeeze return on October 2 with new album Cradle To The Grave, their first album of new songs since Domino in 1998. An early run of 1,000 copies is on sale now via Squeeze’s website. Cradle To The Grave is produced by Glenn Tilbrook with Laurie Latham, who produced Squeeze’s 1985 album Cosi Fan Tutti [...]

Three unreleased songs for Everything But The Girl reissues

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Everything But The Girl are to reissue deluxe versions of their final two albums.   Having expanded their previous seven albums, Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt are to reissue 2CD editions of 1996’s Walking Wounded and 1999’s Temperamental on October 23.   Walking Wounded adds 11 remixes chosen by Watt, including a previously-unreleased Nellee Hooper [...]

A-ha confirm host of extras for Hunting High And Low reissue

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A-ha have confirmed details of the deluxe 30th anniversary reissue of their debut album Hunting High And Low. The five-disc set will be released on September 18, just two weeks after the trio’s new album Cast In Steel. The first CD comprises a remastered version of the original 10-track album, while disc two contains 25 demos [...]

Alison Moyet reissues her last decade’s albums

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  Alison Moyet is to reissue deluxe editions of the three albums she made in the 2000s.   Out on October 2, Hometime, Voice and The Turn each come with a second disc of bonus material. The albums will be available on download, 2CD sets and vinyl featuring one vinyl album with the bonus material [...]

Hot Chip, FFS, Marc Almond among early contenders for Mercury Music Prize.

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Hot Chip, FFS, Marc Almond among early contenders for Mercury Music Prize. Hot Chip, Marc Almond and Franz Ferdinand/Sparks supergroup FFS are among the early contenders for this year’s Mercury Music Prize, according to bookmakers Ladbrokes. Jamie XX’s debut solo album In Colours is the early 4/1 favourite with the bookmakers, followed by Everything Everything’s [...]

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