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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 [...]

New Holly Johnson ‘In And Out Of Love’ Premiere

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Classic Pop can exclusively reveal the Phil Harding & PJS Remix of Holly Johnson‘s new single ‘In And Out Of Love’, the second single to be taken from his upcoming Europa album. Johnson is set to release Europa on September 29th via Pleasuredome Records and is heading out on tour throughout October to promote the [...]

Dieter Meier To Play One Off UK Show


Dieter Meier is gearing up to play a special one-off UK show at the Camden’s infamous Jazz Cafe in North London on 16th September. ‘This will be Meier’s debut UK show – even taking into account that he, alongside counterpart Boris Blank, expanded the boundaries of music as part of groundbreaking electronic, sound manipulating, pop [...]

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ Album Playback Special To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary


Trevor Horn and Classic Album Sundays present Frankie Goes To Hollywood – ‘Welcome To The Pleasuredome’ in celebration of the iconic album’s 30th anniversary. Due to take place on 25th September, it’s a one-off, album playback special at SARM Studio 1 – where it was originally cut – with only 60 tickets available through PledgeMusic. [...]

New Jimmy Somerville digital single out Sept 19th

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It’s thirty years since Jimmy Somerville broke onto the scene with Bronski Beat’s classic ‘Age Of Consent’ LP climbing to No. 4 in the UK charts – and disco music obviously played a huge part in his early success. One need only look to Bronski Beat’s medley of “I Feel Love / Johnny Remember Me [...]

New Order Sign To Mute Records


New Order have signed to Mute – and have begun work on their first full album since 2005′s Waiting For The Sirens Call. Bernard Sumner told Classic Pop the album – their first without Peter Hook – is sounding “very electronic”. The singer explained: “Our last couple of albums have been very guitar-based and band-y. [...]

Tony Visconti, Woody Woodmansey, Glenn Gregory, Steve Norman and Holy Holy to perform David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ album with special guests

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Being asked to sing David Bowie’s songs on stage is a dream come true for Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory – even though he’s panicking about getting the words wrong.   Gregory is performing the whole of Bowie’s 1971 album The Man Who Sold The World at three gigs in September, fronting a band featuring original [...]

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 [...]