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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 [...]

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 [...]

80s Flashback with Keanan Duffty

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Award-winning Brit fashion designer, Bowie collaborator and musician Keanan Duffty returns to music-making with a new covers album entitled  Total Dragon Pop – that features versions of Kate Perry, David Bowie, Lana Del Rey, Japan, Bauhaus, Joy Division and Gary Numan – out now. The 30th anniversary special edition of his 1985 release Water Sport [...]

New Issue of Classic Pop on sale now!


Live Aid 30th Anniversary Special with free supplement! Our August/September issue – out today – toasts the 30th anniversary of Live Aid. We track back to relive events as they unfolded, both via our free ‘Live Aid Special’ supplement and through the words of Bob Geldof, Midge Ure, Duran, Spandau et al, who share their [...]

Portishead announce last-minute Latitude warm-up show


Portishead have announced a last-minute gig at Cardiff University as a warm-up for this weekend’s headline show at Latitude Festival. Tickets for Thursday’s concert in Cardiff are available now at £27.50 from   It will be the trio’s first show in the UK since they played at Glastonbury in 2013. The band headline Latitude [...]

Summer Sale still on!


Our Summer Sale is still going strong. You can get 3 issues of Classic Pop, or any of our Anthem magazines, for just £3. This includes delivery direct to your door! Check out our range of magazines in the summer sale here.