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Award Winners Revealed – issue 16 on sale now!


Find out who has won in our inaugural Classic Pop Awards. The awards celebrate the most inspiring music of the last 12 months, with categories including Best Album, Single and Film, and Breakthrough Artist of the Year.  We also present awards for Lifetime Achievement, Best Producer, Maverick Spirit and – our readers’ vote – Best Designer. Read interviews with [...]

Classic Pop Issue 14 Out Now With a Free 2015 Calendar!

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Included in each print edition of issue 14 is a free 2015 calendar in association with Lets Rock The Ultimate 80s Festivals. In this issue of Classic Pop we interview Philip Oakey about his love of synthesizers, his female counterparts and a life in pop… PLUS: Band Aid at 30 featuring exclusive interviews with Bob Geldof, Midge Ure, Spandau Ballet (Official) and many [...]

Classic Pop Issue 13 Out Now!


Issue 13 of Classic Pop is out now! Featuring our exclusive interview with Spandau Ballet and how they overcame their differences to begin again, the reformation tour, their new feature film ‘Soul Boys Of The Western World‘ and new album ‘The Story‘. MORE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS with Holly Johnson, Claudia Brücken, Neneh Cherry, Andy Bell and [...]

Win Let’s Rock CDs!


We’re offering you the chance to win one of three copies of Let’s Rock’s new compilation CD! Simply follow the link, sign up to the Classic Pop newsletter and answer the question correctly to be in with a chance of winning. Closing date is next Monday – 25th August! Good luck! ENTER THE COMPETITION HERE [...]

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 [...]

Prince’s Hit And Run Tour – Part II Sets Off


Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL opened their ‘Hit and Run Tour – Part II’ last night, May 15th 2014, at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England.  Prince and the band (guitarist Donna Grantis, bassist Ida Nielsen, drummer Hannah Ford-Welton with additional musician’s keyboardists Joshua Welton and Cassandra O’Neal) took to the stage to play an astonishing set [...]

Classic Pop Issue 11 Out Now


Issue 11 of Classic Pop is out now! For this issue of Classic Pop we chat with the cast of musicians and producers that helped to steer our cover star Kate Bush on the way from teenage prodigy to global success! Buy now for just £4.99 (+p&p) – or buy the app edition for £3.99/$5.99 or the desktop/Android version [...]

Andy Bell’s New Concept Album

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Erasure pop legend Andy Bell has announced the release of his fourth solo album Torsten The Bareback Saint, a groundbreaking musical concept available from 28th July 2014 through Strike Force Entertainment (Cherry Red Records). The theatrical 22 song-cycle tells the poignant stories of semi-immortal polysexual Torsten, cursed to love many and get close to none, [...]

Let’s Rock competition winners announced!


We are happy to announce the winners of our Lets Rock competition from Issue 9 of Classic Pop! Here are the lucky winners… 1st prize (Family pass and glamping Bristol with meet and greet) Simon – Bristol 2nd prize (Family ticket to all 4 events) Fabio – South Woodford 3 x Runners up (pair of [...]

New Echo And The Bunnymen Album And Tour


Echo And The Bunnymen have announced their new album Meteorites to be released on 429 Records, May 5th. A UK and European tour to support the album begins on May 2nd. Here’s the info: “Legendary Liverpool band Echo and The Bunnymen are putting the finishing touches on their 12th studio album and first since 2009, [...]