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EXCLUSIVE! New Alison Moyet live track

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Classic Pop has been given the exclusive premiere of ‘Horizon Flame’, the opening track from Alison Moyet‘s recent hit album ‘The Minutes‘ and also featured on her upcoming live album ‘Minutes And Seconds – live’ – due for release on 10th November on Cooking Vinyl.       Moyet’s recent album ‘The Minutes’ was heralded by [...]

Lost & Found: Soul Mining by The The

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When the musical history books are written, The The – Matt Johnson’s arthouse indie group – will largely be remembered for the album that introduced them to the masses, 1986 opus Infected. However, it’s that album’s predecessor, the band’s 1983 debut Soul Mining, that stands up to repeated listening. There’s a freshness and delicacy to [...]

The Return of Tom

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Classic Pop readers were out in force a couple of weeks ago for the return to the stage – after 27 years – of Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey. In advance of his US tour, he played an intimate club date at Sub 89 in Reading for a crowd that included our 15 competition winners and [...]

Glamping with Podpads

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Classic Pop absorbed the full Rewind North experience by camping, or rather glamping, for two nights under the stars (or rather the clouds) of Cheshire. Our glamping facilities were provided by Podads with one of their circus-style teepees. But the best parts of their in-the-field accommodation were by far the simplest: a free phone charging [...]

Rewind Up North

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We’ve just returned from the last Rewind of the year and the first Rewind North, which took place at Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire the weekend before last. The highlights? Billy Ocean closed day one, but the real climax came just before with a short but suitably theatrical set from Marc Almond. Other highlights from the [...]

Diary date: Issue 13 out 18 September

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It’s ready. At last! Issue 13 of Classic Pop is out on the 17 September and we’ve reunited the full, famous five line-up of Spandau Ballet for the front cover, as they exclusively reveal their new musical plans. Holly Johnson talks candidly about life before, during and after Frankie Goes To Hollywood. We report back [...]

Think Out Loud

We were so busy finishing off our latest issue that we forgot to make a fanfare of our second birthday! Classic Pop is officially two years old, and we’re celebrating by taking stock and pausing for thought. In other words, asking you what you think of the magazine, what you’d like to see more of [...]

In And Out Of Love

Did you see our recent Holly Johnson exclusive? Not only have we got an in-depth, six-page interview in the latest issue, but we also hosted the premier for the Phil Harding remix of Holly’s latest single, In And Out Of Love. Holly released his new album, Europa this week and is heading out on tour [...]

Classic Pop Goes To Malta:
Reflex at Gianpula

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We may have landed back in the UK a few weeks ago, but we’ve only just come back down to earth after our trip to the Reflex club night at Gianpula in Malta.  Here’s an Extended Remix of our review, which will appear in Issue 13, on sale 20 November… Malta is to pop music [...]

First Four Kylie Minogue Albums Re-released

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After a rousing performance at the Commonwealth Games gave Kylie’s album sales a healthy boost on Amazon, news has arrived that Cherry Red and PWL are re-releasing the antipodean songstress’ first four albums: ‘Kylie’ (1988), ‘Enjoy Yourself’ (89), ‘Rhythm of Love’ (90) & ‘Let’s Get To It’ (91) (all digitally remastered from the original studio [...]

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