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New Order announce new album Music Complete

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New Order return on September 25 with new album Music Complete, their first since 2005’s Waiting For The Sirens Call.   It’s the band’s first since signing to new label Mute last year, and their first with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert since she left the band for family reasons after 2001’s Get Ready.   It’s also [...]

Exclusive: Duran Duran on new tour


Duran Duran have announced their new tour to coincide with their as-yet-untitled new album, which will be released this autumn. Classic Pop have interviewed the band for a major feature which will be published around the album. Discussing the tour, Simon Le Bon told us: “I’ve loved making the album, but I still feel most [...]

Jay-Jay Johanson ‘Opium’ Album Full Stream

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Listen to the full album stream at here!   Swedish producer and songwriter releases 10th studio album featuring Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins and Funkstörung   “The great crooner of the electronica era, the Swedish singer is known for his evocative and melancholic voice that’s reminiscent of romantic singers from days gone by.” – Time [...]

3 issues for just £3 in our Summer Sale!

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The summer season is finally upon us and what better way to enjoy relaxing in the sunshine than with your favourite magazine? For a limited time only, you can get 3 issues of Classic Pop, or try a different one, for just £3*! If you live outside the UK, we have a variety of other [...]

Wobble plays pop

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Bass legend Jah Wobble has said he intends making a pop album following the release of his new box-set. Released this week, Redux compiles Wobble’s material into six discs themed around genres such as jazz, world and dub. But the former Public Image Ltd bassist told Classic Pop he may make a more pop-sounding album [...]

Thomas Dolby brought to book

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Thomas Dolby is writing a new book about his experiences in the technology industry, Classic Pop can reveal.   The as-yet-untitled book will be released by Macmillan Publishing in autumn next year. It will describe Dolby’s success in Silicon Valley, where he largely worked in the 1990s and 2000s, helping to implement music and technology. [...]

Win! A pair tickets to see Alison Moyet

Win a pair tickets to see Alison Moyet at the first ever Live At Chelsea concert series at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London on June 14th.   Reader offer – 50% off Live at Chelsea Tickets   This is the first open-air concert series set within the historic home of the Chelsea Pensioners. The [...]

Duran Duran Revisit Rio Ahead Of New Album

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Duran Duran are to reissue their 1982 album Rio on June 22, with expanded and single-disc versions available.   The expanded edition repeats the track listing from 2009’s reissue, except that it omits three songs included on that version of the album. The alternative and Night Version remixes of Hold Back The Rain and an [...]

Daryl Hall: Interview

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Last year’s tour by Daryl Hall And John Oates – captured by the cameras at the Olympia Theatre in July, a performance just released on a new DVD, Live In Dublin – was as rapturously received as any in their career. But has it inspired the pair to consider making a new album together? Daryl [...]

Win! 5 x Synth Pop compilation albums

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Synth Pop is a 3CD collection that celebrates the importance of the synthesiser.   Rising in popularity during the late Seventies and giving birth to the New Romantic movement, the synthesiser defined the sound of the era and continues to influence bands and genres today.   This brand new collection includes 14 massive No. 1 [...]