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New Erasure Single ‘Elevation’


Erasure have unveiled a soaring remix of their new single Elevation by legendary electronic artist BT. Sure to be a dance-floor filler, this remix will be available for sale along with re-workings from Cutmore, Club Clique and more, from 15 September. The single precedes The Violet Flame album release on 22 September 2014 and ‘Elevation’ [...]

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 [...]

Wet Wet Wet Live Dates

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Wet Wet Wet continue their UK tour across some of the UK’s most prominent racecourses,with dates at Newmarket Racecourse, Market Rasen Racecourse and Chelmsford Hylands House. Step By Step – The Greatest Hits is out now and the band are also shortly to release a Live In Glasgow DVD. Here are the dates and ticket [...]

Free Madonna Original Album Series when you subscribe to Classic Pop!


Have you heard about this great new subscription offer for Classic Pop magazine? If you subscribe by Direct Debit you will receive a FREE 5 album Madonna collection worth over £30, plus you’ll save 25% on the shop price!   As the world’s biggest selling female artist of all time Madonna is not just the Queen of Pop but one of the most influential artists of modern music. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]