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ISSUE 12:  AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2014 (on sale 17th July)

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VIP WEEKEND TICKETS TO RELOAD FESTIVAL – WORTH OVER £600!!

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WE HAVE A STUNNING SUMMER PRIZE BUNDLE UP FOR GRABS THAT INCLUDES A PAIR OF VIP CAMPING TICKETS TO RELOAD FESTIVAL AS WELL AS TICKETS TO THE EXCLUSIVE OPENING PARTY. WITH A FABULOUS LINE-UP FEATURING SOME OF THE BEST SEVENTIES AND EIGHTIES ARTISTS AROUND, THIS IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY! READ ON…

This year’s Reload Festival revisits the party decades of the Seventies and Eighties with an amazing line-up of iconic names from both sides of the Atlantic. The weekend of Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September at the Norfolk Showground, Norwich will, without doubt, be jumping to the mega tunes that we all know and love. Campers will get an exclusive insight of what’s in store for everyone at their very own Opening Party on the Friday. Non-stop floor-fillers all the way from early evening till late are just a taster
of the action-packed live performances programmed for the main stage over the following two days. The impressive line-up includes Hot Chocolate, ABC, Rick Astley, Soul II Soul, Kool & The Gang, Five Star, Heaven 17, Jason Donovan, Billy Ocean and The Human League as well as festival favourites Björn Again – guaranteed to have everyone on their feet with a whole string of Abba hits…

To see the entire Reload festival line up, head over to www.reloadfestival.co.uk. Reload 2014 day & weekend tickets, with a choice of Over 21 or Family Camping areas or Campervans & Caravan packages plus the last few remaining backstage VIP Area passes can all be booked at www.nationalboxoffice.co.uk

Iconic artists performing massive tracks, the ultimate ingredient of a magical retro experience. It’s a must, and Classic Pop can help you be there…

The winner of our competition will win all this:
2 x Weekend Camping Tickets including VIP area access
PLUS 2 x Opening Party tickets (5th Sept)

To enter the competition, answer the following question:

Hot Chocolate had a hit with You Sexy____?

Closing Date 31/07/2014

Use our special Reload 14 Promotion code and save 20% on tickets!
Classic Pop readers can save money on their Reload tickets with our special Reload 14 Promotion Code. By entering classic20 in the promotion code box at www.nationalboxoffice.co.uk our readers qualify for a 20 per cent discount on their tickets for Reload 2014. Our Promotion Code is only valid from midnight 16th July to midnight 12th August. (Excludes Glamping, Posh Loos and Pamper Area packages. One Purchase Code per person. One application per person. A maximum of four tickets per application).

 

WIN! FIVE CLASSIC VINYL REISSUES AND A PRO-JECT TURNTABLE!

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CLASSIC POP HAS TEAMED UP WITH PRO-JECT AUDIO SYSTEMS AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC CATALOGUE TO BRING YOU THIS SUPERB PRIZE BUNDLE THAT INCLUDES FIVE CLASSIC EIGHTIES VINYL ALBUM RE-RELEASES AND A FANTASTIC PRO-JECT DEBUT CARBON TURNTABLE. UNDOUBTEDLY VINYL FANS WILL BE SALIVATING AT THE PROSPECT… GOOD LUCK!

We’re sure you liked this issue’s free Eighties vinyl artcards. The good news is that all fi ve of the classic albums featured from Dexys Midnight Runners, ABC, Soft Cell, Tears For Fears and Level 42 are being re-released on July 28th this year – due to phenomenal demand – on Back To Black 180gm vinyl with the original sleeve art, plus a voucher code to download the music on MP3. Classic Pop has teamed up with Pro-Ject turntables and Universal Music Catalogue to give you a chance to win all five albums as well as a stunning turntable to play them on! The Pro-ject Debut Carbon turntable features an 8.6” carbon fibre tonearm, a sorbothane-damped counterweight,12” platter, added motor isolation and a rearmounted junction box. Not only that, but the Debut Carbon is available in various eye-catching colours including red, blue, green, yellow, white or a sleek silver gloss finish.

To enter the competition answer the following question:

Mad World was a hit for which band?

Closing Date:  22/09/2014

Madonna vinyl compilation albums

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Madonna’s superb 1995 compilation something To remember covers the first 12 years of her illustrious career and collects together some of her most sumptuous ballads including oh Father, rain, crazy For You, This Used To Be My playground, live To Tell and love don’t live Here anymore as well as the excellent i’ll remember, taken from the with Honors soundtrack. we have five beautiful vinyl copies of this fine collection to give away…

Madonna’s debut album was called?

Closing Date:  22/9/14

Tickets to see Toyah on her 2014 UK tour

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Toyah found fame with tracks including it’s a Mystery, Thunder in The Mountains and I want To Be Free. now she returns to the stage for a full Uk tour that visits birmingham (18th Oct), Leeds (23 Oct), glasgow (24 Oct), manchester (25 Oct), brighton (7 nov), Southampton (14 nov), bristol (15 nov) and London (22 nov). One lucky winner will bag four tickets for the show of their choice. Simply answer the question and follow the instructions to be in with a chance!

Toyah’s surname is which of the following?

Closing Date: 22/9/14

Cabaret Voltaire compilation CDs plus a set of their latest remastered CDs

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Mute have offered up five Cabaret voltaire bundles to give away including #7885 electropunk To Technopop, Micro-phonies, The covenant, The sword and The arm of The lord, drinking Gasoline and The crackdown! Answer the following question to win:

Cabaret Voltaire named themselves after what?

Closing Date: 22/09/14

5 X Rewind compilation CDs

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Thanks to Ministry Of Sound we have five copies of its brand new compilation rewind – The 80s album to give away.  Rewind festival serves up the best eighties artists to 100,000 people every year and this 3Cd mix follows suit with 45 of the best anthems from artists including Rick Astley, Chesney Hawkes, Jason Donovan, Billy Ocean, Culture Club, The Human League, Soft Cell, Frankie goes To hollywood, ABC and more!  Answer the following question to be in with a chance of winning a copy:

Boy George sang for which band?

Closing Date: 22/09/14

The Blow Monkeys Deluxe CDs

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The generous brethren over at Cherry Red Records have supplied us with five spanking copies of The Blow Monkeys’ new reissued third album She Was Only A Grocer’s Daughter (deluxe edition) as a prize this issue.   Head to our reviews section and you’ll discover that our reviewer loved it – and we’re pretty sure you will too.  To win a copy answer the following question:

The Blow Monkeys’ Dr Robert spent his teenage years growing up in?

Closing Date 22/9/14

 

Issue 11:  June / July 2014

Level 42 signed Siren goodies!

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We have three sets of Level 42’s brand new six-track Siren EP to give away, all signed by this issue’s Godfather Of Pop, Mark King! The band have revived their jazz-funk roots for this EP and have collaborated with New York producer John Morales who adds a dance-driven slant to proceedings reminiscent of Brit-Funk DJs the Funk Mafia, who showcased fresh sounds via 12” white labels in the club scene of the early Eighties. This is an unmissable chance to bag yourself a superb new slice of Level 42.

Mark King plays which instrument in Level 42?

Closing date: 08/08/14

 

 

 

Five sets of Pure Electronic ‘80s and Pure Pop Anthems from Sony

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Sony has delivered five copies of two new compilations as a prize this issue – Pure Electronic ‘80s, with tunes from S’Express, Dead Or Alive, Lisa Stansfield, Japan, Cyndi Lauper, Prefab Sprout and Thompson Twins, and Pure Pop Anthems, a varied set that includes Ellie Goulding, Boney M, Paloma Faith, Billy Ocean and Wham!

The First Picture Of You was a hit single for which band?

Closing date: 08/08/14

 

 Morten Harket signed copies of new solo album Brother

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He flexed his considerable vocal range in a famous trio before going solo, and recently found stellar form with 2012’s weighty electronic pop extravaganza Out Of My Hands. Now Morten Harket is once more into the fray with his sixth solo album, Brother, recently released on Wrasse Records. We have five signed copies up for grabs…

Morten Harket was in which band?

Closing date: 08/08/14


Belinda Carlisle albums

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Demon Music Group has kindly provided five copies of its comprehensive new compilation, Belinda Carlisle: The Collection for us to give away this issue. This double CD takes in all of Carlisle’s greatest moments in her career including 15 Top 40 UK singles and two new recordings, 2013’s Sun and fresh track Goodbye Just Go. The set includes a bonus DVD of 18 of her videos too!

Belinda Carlisle was in which band before going solo?

Closing date: 08/08/14

 

 

 

GOOD LUCK!!