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Heaton & Abbott line up a return

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Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott have confirmed details of new album Wisdom, Laughter And Lines. Out on October 23 and the follow-up to 2013’s What Have We Become, it’s preceded by new single The Austerity Of Love. The single has been previewed live and received its first play on Radio 2 on Tuesday. Heaton said [...]

Take another look at Phil Collins

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Phil Collins is to reissue all eight of his solo albums, beginning with expanded versions of his debut solo album Face Value and his fifth release, 1993’s Both Sides. Collins said that he wanted the reissue to series to show how his songs have evolved over time, with the bonus material on the albums focused [...]

Kim’s Wilder Christmas

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Kim Wilde releases a deluxe version of her Christmas album Wilde Winter Songbook on December 7 and plays a one-off festive gig at Shepherds Bush Empire on December 18. Originally released in 2013, Wilde Winter Songbook features a mix of original festive songs and covers, including duets with Nik Kershaw on Rockin’ Around The Christmas [...]

Wet Wet Wet’s bigger picture

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Wet Wet Wet have confirmed details of the 20th anniversary reissue of their 1995 album Picture This. Released on October 30, it’s available as a 2CD edition or a super-deluxe edition featuring three CDs and a DVD. The first disc comprises the original 12-song album, featuring six singles including Love Is All Around, Julia Says [...]

Bowie drummer joins Spandau Ballet for tour

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Spandau Ballet have recruited David Bowie’s drummer Sterling Campbell for their tour to temporarily replace John Keeble, who is battling ill health. Campbell, who has also drummed for Duran Duran, The B-52s and David Byrne, will fill in for Keeble when Spandau’s tour resumes in Newcastle. They had cancelled their past fortnight of shows in [...]

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Previously unreleased Alison Moyet demo taken from her upcoming deluxe edition reissues

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Alison Moyet has announced deluxe editions of her acclaimed albums Hometime, Voice and The Turn, and Classic Pop has the exclusive premiere of previously unheard demo ‘More’ taken from the new Hometime release. The three deluxe editions – all of which feature further rare and previously unreleased material – will be released on 2nd October [...]

Let’s Rock Earlybird Tickets for 2016

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After a busy 2015, our friends at Lets Rock! are already planning for next year and have four dates / venues confirmed for 2016. A limited number of discounted Earlybird Tickets for 2016 will be available at 9am on the 1st September (See http://www.letsrock80s.com/ for further information). There are only a set amount of Earlybird tickets available [...]

991 Will Be Holding a Buyers Day on Saturday 22nd August 2015

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On Saturday 22nd August 2015, 991 will be holding a buying day at their offices in the Sohost Building 8 Berwick Street, London W1F 0PH. Glen & Syd will be available to assess and appraise your items for free, and for purchase on the day. Go along between 10:30am and 3pm or make an appointment if [...]

David Bowie announces latest vinyl reissues

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David Bowie has confirmed details of his latest series of anniversary reissued singles, as well as announcing two exclusives to coincide with the latest leg of his David Bowie Is memorabilia exhibition. October 2 sees the release of Space Oddity as a picture disc, featuring Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud on the B-side, including a [...]

Squeeze confirm first new album for 17 years

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Squeeze return on October 2 with new album Cradle To The Grave, their first album of new songs since Domino in 1998. An early run of 1,000 copies is on sale now via Squeeze’s website. Cradle To The Grave is produced by Glenn Tilbrook with Laurie Latham, who produced Squeeze’s 1985 album Cosi Fan Tutti [...]

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