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 [...]

Paul McCartney to reissue early ‘80s albums

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Paul McCartney is to reissue his 1980s albums Tug Of War and Pipes Of Peace on October 2, the first of his solo albums made after Wings split in 1980. Released in 1982, Tug Of War features the chart-topping Stevie Wonder duet Ebony And Ivory and the Top 10 single Take It Away. It also [...]

Signed Madonna single up for auction for charity


A rare signed 12” copy of Madonna’s 1985 single Crazy For You is being auctioned for the charity CharityStars. The single, which is signed in silver pen on the vinyl itself, was donated to the charity. CharityStars is an umbrella organisation for global charities who lack sufficient ambassadorial and corporate support. Its patrons include Lionel [...]

New Order unveil new single Restless – listen


New Order have revealed Restless, the first single from their new album. It can be heard below. Restless will be released as a single digitally tomorrow (July 29). Physical formats on CD and vinyl follow on October 9, which will feature a full remix package as its B-sides. New album Music Complete is released on [...]

Peter Gabriel classic albums back on vinyl

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Peter Gabriel is reissuing his first four self-titled solo albums on vinyl, including the German language versions of his third and fourth records. The albums, released between 1977-82, have been unavailable on vinyl since 2002. They will be pressed on heavyweight vinyl with download codes and are limited to 10,000 numbered copies worldwide, with the [...]


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 TOMMY AT GREENWICH THEATRE, LONDON, WEDNESDAY 29 JULY TO SUNDAY 23 AUGUST 2015 The Who’s Tommy, is coming back to London and will play a limited run at Greenwich Theatre from Wednesday 29 July to Sunday 23 August. The production comes 20 years after Tommy was last seen in London, marking [...]

Exclusive Download From The Lover Speaks

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Lovers unite and speak! Classic Pop Magazine has been given this exclusive reworked version of Every Lover’s Sign by The Lover Speaks as a free download. LISTEN HERE: Exclusive Download From The Lover Speaks The track has been snipped, tweaked, sliced, and diced by the deft hand of legendary DJ Paul Goodyear whose SanFranDisko Expanded [...]

The Jam announce box-set of six previously-unreleased concerts

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The Jam have announced a 6CD box-set of previously unreleased concerts, one for each year of the trio’s commercial peak. Released on October 30, Fire And Skill: The Jam Live marks the 40th anniversary of the band’s first tour and coincides with their ongoing memorabilia exhibition, About The Young Idea, at London’s Somerset House. The [...]

Altered Images, The Beat and Limahl among new names for Reload

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  Altered Images, The Beat and Limahl head the list of eight new artists announced for Reload festival in September.     Also new for Reload, at Norwich’s Norfolk Showground from September 11-13, are an acoustic set from Ocean Colour Scene pair Simon Fowler and Oscar Harrison, former Bucks Fizz trio Cheryl Baker, Jay Aston [...]