Posts Tagged ‘classic pop magazine’

The New Issue of Classic Pop Magazine Is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Classic Pop magazine is on sale now and this month we’ve got an amazing issue featuring Madness, Barry Gibb, & The Cure… Gracing our cover is Madness frontman Suggs, who’s on feisty form in our exclusive interview. “National treasures? No thanks!” he tells John Earls as the band prepare to release [...]

Classic Pop Awards 2015


Watch out for our next issue – on sale 19th March – when we will be announcing the winners in our inaugural Classic Pop Awards. Categories include; Best Album, Best Single, Best Breakthrough Artist, Best Cover, Best re-issue, and Lifetime Achievement Award, amongst others! Who are the winners? Find out next week! Pre-order your copy [...]

Godmothers of Pop – Kylie Minogue


A quarter of a century since her first single, Locomotion, Kylie is a true Godmother of Pop, having scored 31 Top Ten hits in the UK.  We caught up with her to talk about her amazing career, her new album and what comes next. You’ve had an enduring pop career, spanning 25 years. Was that [...]

Godfathers of Pop – Howard Jones


Earlier this year, Howard Jones remastered and reissued his late-Eighties/early-Nineties albums One To One, Cross That Line and In The Running as a box set on his own label, dtox, before heading off on a tour of the US. This followed last year’s expanded editions of his two breakthrough albums, Human’s Lib and Dream Into [...]

Classic Pop Mag on BBC Radio Solent

Ian Peel BBC

Our editor Ian Peel (on the right) had the pleasure of spending the morning with BBC Radio Solent (that’s their Alex Dyke on the left) last week chinwagging about, among other things, Pet Shop Boys Vs. Rick Astley, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s ties, Stiff Records Vs. ZTT Records and men in make-up.    

Chilfest 2013 – Ticket Giveaway


We are looking forward to the Chilfest weekend this summer which includes an 80′s night with some of our favourite artists. Current acts secured for the Friday pop night include: Little Mix, Loveable Rogues and Heather Small. Artists confirmed for the Saturday evening are: Tony Hadley, Howard Jones, Rick Astley, Midge Ure, Carol Decker and [...]

Get your hands on Howard Jones tickets early

Photo Credit: © Fredrik Svensson

Photo Credit: © Fredrik Svensson To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of ‘New Song’, Howard Jones will play two exclusive gigs at London o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (November 29) and Birmingham 02 Acadamy (November 30). You can pre-order tickets from Wednesday 12 noon, ahead of the general public by registering for the Howard [...]

Godfathers of Pop – Blancmange


Here is our exclusive Godfathers of Pop interview with Blancmange, taken from Issue 1 of Classic Pop Magazine…   Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe met in 1978 and a year later, Blancmange were born. The duo recently reunited for a series of live dates, augmenting classics like  Don’t Tell Me and Living On The Ceiling [...]

Godfathers of Pop – Gary Kemp


Here’s our interview with Gary Kemp, of Spandau Ballet, from Issue 1 of Classic Pop… When Spandau Ballet guitarist and songwriter Gary Kemp received the Ivor Novello award for the Outstanding Song Collection earlier this year, it was overdue recognition for a stream of words and music that have soundtracked an entire generation. True and [...]

Depeche Mode Must-Have Albums


Here’s the Classic Pop guide to Depeche Mode’s Must Have Albums – taken from our Lowdown feature in issue 1.  Look out for more Lowdown instant guides in every issue of Classic Pop   Follow link at the bottom of the page to see our selection of must-watch Depeche Mode videos…     CONSTRUCTION TIME [...]