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First Four Kylie Minogue Albums Re-released


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 [...]

Win Tom Bailey tickets


Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey makes his first stage appearance in more than two decades in a couple of weeks time. And we have 15 pairs of tickets to give away to Classic Pop readers. If Issue 10′s extensive interview with Tom Bailey had you in the mood for his past present and future projects – [...]

Classic Pop Goes To Malta: Smash Radio

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Another dispatch from our pop trade mission to Malta… A few days ago we headed out to Triq Ix Xewk in Paola to the studios of Smash Radio. It’s here that DJ Alex Grech does a weekly show that’s impressively eclectic. “I’ve been playing Eighties music on the radio every Saturday morning for 18 years,” [...]

Classic Pop Goes To Malta


Classic Pop has hit the road again this summer, and we’re flying further afield this time… We’ve just touched down in Malta, ready for the 10th anniversary one of the Mediterranean’s biggest and best pop clubs, Reflex – The 80s Party. That’s tomorrow night, so we’ve spent the day researching some of Malta’s classic pop [...]

introducing: ‘Pop Sounds Presents… The 80s’.


Universal Music Catalogue is embracing vinyl with their new Pop Sounds remasters of five iconic albums – ABC’s The Lexicon Of Love, Too-Rye-Ay by Dexys Midnight Runners, World Machine by Level 42, The Hurting by Tears For Fears and Soft Cell’s Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. And because Classic Pop appreciates that many readers probably ruined their [...]

Win VIP Reload tickets


If you’re heading to Reload this summer – to see the likes of Human League, Go West and the ever-suave ABC – why not go in style, courtesy of Classic Pop?  We have a special bundle up for grabs that includes a pair of VIP Weekend camping tickets, and entry to the exclusive opening party. [...]

Win! 80x80s Tracks

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Sony loves Eighties music. We love Eighties music. And they want to furnish our readers with more gems from their catalogue by way of a new compilations called – no further explanation needed here – The 80s Part 2. 80 tracks across four CDs, taking in singles that are so important you don’t even need [...]

Place your bids, please…


Place your bids please… at one of Omega Auctions forthcoming pop sales. Dates as follows, including a special one on 14 November focused solely on the Manchester – and Madchester – music scene… 12th September: Rock & Pop Memorabilia 13th September: Rare & Collectable Vinyl Records 11th October: Punk & Indie Vinyl Records 14th November: [...]

Open Day at

622675c3b778b6a29f982bfe9fc7b3ec2ff9522e_m1 is open to vinyl sellers tomorrow, Friday 11th July, for a day of grading, buying and selling – our Long Live Vinyl correspondent writes. From 9:30am to 4pm, you can go along along with your unwanted mint condition records, CDs and items of pop memorabilia. More info here, phone 01474 815 099 or email [...]

Lard at Large


Back in Issue Seven we gathered the women of BBC 6Music to talk about first records, signature dishes and life on other planets for Celebrity Squares. Six months later and we were back at Broadcasting House last week to talk to the men of the station for a forthcoming feature in Issue Eleven. As regular [...]