Posts Tagged ‘Madonna’

Classic Pop Presents: MADONNA

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Our Classic Pop Presents: Madonna Special is out NOW! In this special edition 132-page magazine, we turn our attention to Madonna – still the undisputed Queen Of Pop – and examine her monumental career decade by decade from her humble, cult beginnings in Eighties clubland right through to the pioneering albums, bold artistic statements and [...]

Signed Madonna single up for auction for charity

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A rare signed 12” copy of Madonna’s 1985 single Crazy For You is being auctioned for the charity CharityStars. The single, which is signed in silver pen on the vinyl itself, was donated to the charity. CharityStars is an umbrella organisation for global charities who lack sufficient ambassadorial and corporate support. Its patrons include Lionel [...]

Top 100 Singles of the 80s: 5-1

5 Visage: Fade to Grey In many ways, this was the spiritual sequel to our number 20 single, David Bowie’s Ashes To Ashes. Visage frontman Steve Strange stepped out of the video for that song and straight into the limelight to sing this, the national anthem of electro-pop and deviant disco. Fade To Grey was [...]

Top 100 Singles of the 80s: 45-41

45 Associates: Party Fears Two Associates’ biggest hit – this one reached number nine in the UK in February 1982 – it’s since lasted a generation, not for its posturing production or its noodling melody, but for Billy Mackenzie’s dramatic, heartfelt plea of a lead vocal. Billy passed away in 1997 and, at a memorial [...]

Top 100 Singles of the 80s: 75-71

75 Madonna: Like A Prayer It’s funny to think now that this single – released at the end of the Eighties – was seen as a big comeback single for Madonna. She’d had her teenage disco era, she’d had her run of early movies (some brilliant, some dire), and now it was time to grow [...]

Classic Videos 15/03/2013

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Classic Videos 01/03/2013 Classic Videos 08/03/2013 Classic Videos 22/03/2013 You may not be aware that our editor has taken on the responsibility of selecting a Classic Pop song of the day on our Facebook page. Here are his choices from last week – do you think they are worthy? 1. Twenty Three – Stephen Duffy [...]