Exclusive: The long awaited return of former Kool And The Gang singer JT Taylor

Former Kool And The Gang singer James JT Taylor is nearing completion on his first solo album for 15 years, Classic Pop can reveal. Taylor is working with a series of producers on the new songs, having released his last album A Brand New Me in 2000. The singer behind hits such as Celebration and [...]

WIN! Tickets to see ABC and The Christians live @ the O2 Academy Bristol

ABC and The Christians take to the stage at O2′s Academy Bristol on the 21st of December and we have three pairs of tickets to give away! To be in for the chance to win simply answer the following question…

Texas 25th Anniversary Celebrations

ALBUM “ TEXAS 25 “ February 16TH 2015 TEXAS celebrate their 25th Anniversary in style with the release of their latest album ‘Texas 25’ which celebrates the very best of the multi-million selling (over 30 million album sales so far), multi-platinum, Ivor Novello Award winning band. ‘Texas 25’ contains four brand new songs and highlights from [...]

Go West, Kershaw and Kajagoogoo’s robotic beats

Nik Kershaw, Go West singer Peter Cox and Marillion vocalist Steve Hogarth are among the guests on Lonely Robot, a new project by It Bites singer John Mitchell. Lonely Robot’s album Please Come Home, out on February 23, also features narration by Master And Commander actor Lee Ingleby. The rhythm section on the album is [...]

A-ha reform to rock Rio all over again

A-ha are reforming for their 30th anniversary to play at Rock In Rio festival. The Norwegian trio split in 2010, but will perform at the Maracana Stadium in September 2015 for the first time since 1991, when they played to a record crowd of 198,000 at the festival. The news coincides with a series of [...]

Simple Minds are sparkling again

Simple Minds release a five-disc reissue of their 1984 album Sparkle In The Rain on March 16. Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the album contains the hits Waterfront and Up On The Catwalk, and is the first to feature drummer Mel Gaynor. Kirsty MacColl guests on the songs Street Hassle and Speed Your Love To Me. [...]

991.com – Two-Day Pre Christmas Buying Bonanza!

The offices of 991.com in Kent will once again be open for a two-day pre Christmas buying bonanza this Friday AND Saturday 12th & 13th December Find us here: Come by with your items between 9:30am to 4pm for a free, no obligation quote for us to purchase on either day. Can’t make the date? [...]

Stephen Emmer & Julian Lennon ‘Sleep For England’ video exclusive!

On December 15th Stephen Emmer and Julian Lennon release their new take on Stephen and Neil Crossley’s Sleep For England, the third release to be taken from the digital release of the album International Blue. Produced by Tony Visconti and inspired by alt-Christmas tunes including Jona Lewie’s ‘Stop The Cavalry’, The Pretenders’ ’2000 Miles’, ‘Father Christmas’ [...]


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Duran’s memorable photo exhibition

Duran Duran are the subject of a new photo exhibition, Careless Memories, at Chelsea Gallery on London’s Kings Road from December 8-15. The exhibition coincides with photographer Dennis O’Regan’s book of the same name, which documents the band’s 1984 tour. Limited edition prints and the Careless Memories book will be on sale at the exhibition. [...]