Archive for the ‘News’ Category

On Sale: Classic Pop Presents: Bowie – A Celebration, A Tribute to David Bowie


We, like the rest of the world, were overwhelmingly saddened by the death of musical pioneer and cultural icon David Bowie. Fortunately we were able to channel our sadness into this amazing, 132-page, tribute magazine,  We’re quite confident in saying that this is the best Bowie-bookazine there’s ever been. It features huge, brand new features [...]

Colin Vearncombe Passes Away

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In sad news today we learned that Colin Verncombe (AKA Black) has unfortunately died, two weeks after he was involved in a car crash.     The 53 year old singer of 1987′s classic Wonderful Life suffered head injuries in the crash in Ireland on 10 January, and was put into an induced coma. He [...]

Edwyn Collins to play rare London headline show


This Friday 29th January, Edwyn Collins will play his first London headline show since June 2014 at London’s iconic Roundhouse. Collins is probably best known as the front man of 80s band Orange Juice and their 1983 Top Ten hit Rip It Up. He then went on to forge a highly successful solo career and in [...]

Colin Vearncombe aka Black involved in serious car accident.

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Classic Pop has just been told of the news that Colin Vearncombe has been involved in a serious car accident in Ireland yesterday — he is currently in a stable but critical condition in hospital. We are told that he is “surrounded by warmth, love and the best possible care”

HALF PRICE January Sale!

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Happy New Year! If saving will be one of your New Year Resolutions, enjoy 50% off Classic Pop magazine subscriptions and save without leaving your sofa! For a limited time only, get 3 issues of Classic Pop for just £8.99, saving 50% off the cover price (UK). Or if you already subscribe, why not take a look at [...]

Last minute Christmas gift ideas!


  Have you done all your Christmas shopping yet? The countdown to Christmas has begun so if you’re struggling to find your loved ones something then why not get them a magazine subscription? Prices start from just £15 and it’s the gift that gives all year long! Choose from magazines on food & baking to [...]

Shakin’ Stevens releases ‘Echoes Of Merry Christmas Everyone’

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2015 marks the 30th anniversary of music icon Shakin’ Stevens classic ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’, which topped the charts in 1985. To celebrate the occasion, and for a cause close to his heart, Shaky has re-recorded the hit renamed as ‘Echoes Of Merry Christmas Everyone’ with the proceeds going to The Salvation Army. Julius Wolff-Ingham, from [...]

News: Let’s Rock Festival release venue for London July 2016


Let’s Rock London has announced that Clapham Common,  will be the latest venue to host their fantastic festival on Saturday 16th July 2016. Following on from a great 2015 Let’s Rock are happy to be able to return to London in 2016 at their new venue of Clapham Common. Early bird tickets for Let’s Rock London [...]

Rick Astley 2016 UK Tour Announced


Rick Astley has announced a full UK Tour for March and April 2016 The 2016 tour is in conjunction with Astley’s new album coming out next year, This being said rest assured that Rick Astley will be playing a wealth of music from his back catalogue as well as debuting some songs from his forthcoming [...]

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