Win VIP Reload tickets


If you’re heading to Reload this summer – to see the likes of Human League, Go West and the ever-suave ABC – why not go in style, courtesy of Classic Pop?  We have a special bundle up for grabs that includes a pair of VIP Weekend camping tickets, and entry to the exclusive opening party. [...]

Win! 80x80s Tracks

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Sony loves Eighties music. We love Eighties music. And they want to furnish our readers with more gems from their catalogue by way of a new compilations called – no further explanation needed here – The 80s Part 2. 80 tracks across four CDs, taking in singles that are so important you don’t even need [...]

Nick Heyward on ‘That Split’

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In our latest issue Nick Heyward talks us through the story behind Haircut One Hundred’s sleeve art, which looks as sophisticated and fresh today as it first did thirty years ago. But we also chatted about his split from the group, and how they carried on without him. Nick embarked on a solo career and [...]

Win Tickets To Reload Festival!


WIN VIP WEEKEND TICKETS TO RELOAD FESTIVAL WORTH OVER £600!! We have a stunning Summer prize bundle up for grabs that includes a pair of VIP tickets to Reload Festival as well as tickets to the exclusive opening party. With a fabulous line-up featuring some of the best Seventies and Eighties artists around, this is [...]

Lost & Found


Lost and Found is our regular journey into a world of music that, we feel, has been forgotten about over the years by either the media, the music business or the world at large. We’re talking about classic, pivotal, important records that – by and large – never get radio airplay or have never been [...]

Classic Pop Issue 12 Out Now!


Issue 12 of Classic Pop is out now! Classic Pop 12 tracks back to the moment on-stage at the MTV Awards that Madonna staked her claim to superstardom and celebrates 30 years since the global hit album that followed. Buy now for just £4.99 (+p&p) – or buy the app edition for £3.99/$5.99 or the desktop/Android version Other highlights [...]

Place your bids, please…


Place your bids please… at one of Omega Auctions forthcoming pop sales. Dates as follows, including a special one on 14 November focused solely on the Manchester – and Madchester – music scene… 12th September: Rock & Pop Memorabilia 13th September: Rare & Collectable Vinyl Records 11th October: Punk & Indie Vinyl Records 14th November: [...]

Open Day at

622675c3b778b6a29f982bfe9fc7b3ec2ff9522e_m1 is open to vinyl sellers tomorrow, Friday 11th July, for a day of grading, buying and selling – our Long Live Vinyl correspondent writes. From 9:30am to 4pm, you can go along along with your unwanted mint condition records, CDs and items of pop memorabilia. More info here, phone 01474 815 099 or email [...]

Lets Rock Southampton is this weekend…


If you haven’t yet made it to a Lets Rock event this year, then firstly ‘why not?’ and secondly – don’t fret!! – there is still time to get your tickets to Lets Rock Southampton this weekend – our highly excitable listings ed. writes. With a fabulous line-up that includes Billy Ocean, Bananarama, Howard Jones, ABC, Go [...]

Erasure reemerge…

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Vince and Andy are gearing up for a new album, and a new tour. The Violet Flame is now available for pre-order via PledgeMusic. “By ordering your copy of the album here, you’ll gain access to exclusive bonus content, video clips, competitions and much more,” they say, “all of which will be exclusive to you. [...]