Posts Tagged ‘News’

Original Bananarama trio are back for a surprise reunion!

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Bananarama have announced a shock reunion with founder member Siobhan Fahey, who rejoins the band after leaving more than 30 years ago. Fahey left the group in 1988 and will now join Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward for a hugely-anticipated 15-date nationwide theatre tour. This will be the first time the trio ever toured together. [...]

New Prince EP disappears from iTunes after lawsuit

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A judge has ruled in favour of the recent lawsuit against producer George Ian Boxhill, the man behind the forthcoming Prince EP. Boxhill allegedly signed a confidentiality agreement that stated all of his work with Prince “would remain Prince’s sole and exclusive property,” and as a result the lawsuit, which was filed by Paisley Park [...]

Sparks announce new album ‘Hippopotamus’

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Musical mavericks Sparks – Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael – will release their new studio album ‘Hippopotamus’ on September 8th 2017 on BMG, accompanied by the first European dates of The Hippopotamus Tour. Recorded in Los Angeles, ‘Hippopotamus’ sees them take the pop form, shake it up, and create an album that is adventurous, fresh [...]

Classic Pop is going monthly!

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What’s happening? Classic Pop magazine is increasing its frequency from 6 to 12 issues per year with effect from Issue 29 (on sale May 2017). Why is it happening? We have had an overwhelmingly positive response to the magazine and we are delighted to be able to bring you even more music news and features [...]

Long Live Vinyl Magazine Partners with STYL:US Vinyl Show

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Classic Pop’s new sister magazine, Long Live Vinyl, is pleased to announce its involvement with the Styl:us vinyl show taking place on 18th and 19th March in Manchester. Music lovers will be able to feast their passion for vinyl at the UK’s only dedicated analogue music event. With new and used vinyl for sale; turntables [...]

Pop legend George Michael dies aged 53

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Music fans are in mourning after news broke late on Christmas Day that George Michael had died at his home, aged 53. Thames Valley Police stated that South Central Ambulance Service attended the singer’s property in Goring, Oxfordshire, at 1:42pm on 25 December. A police spokesman added: “Sadly, a 53-year-old man was confirmed deceased at [...]

Long Live Vinyl – from the makers of Classic Pop, Vintage Rock

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Long Live Vinyl is the fantastic new music magazine from the makers of Classic Pop, Country Music and Vintage Rock. The first issue has an incredible line up of features including a run down of the top 40 most valuable vinyl, our in-depth collecting guide to David Bowie, and a feature on Stephen Shipperlee, a [...]

ABBA announce brand new ‘virtual and live experience’ set to take place in 2018

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Nearly 35 years after their last public performance together, the members of ABBA are preparing to give their fans around the world what millions of them have long dreamed of but considered impossible – a new entertainment experience from the Swedish pop legends. The band are currently playing their cards close to their chest and [...]

Depeche Mode Announce Global Tour in Support of New Album, Spirit

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Depeche Mode, one of modern music’s most influential artists, announced today at a special event in Milan that they will be embarking on a world tour in May 2017 to support their new studio album, Spirit, due to be released in early 2017. Following the release of the album, the Global Spirit Tour will provide [...]

Bros 2017 Reunion Show Announced for 30th Anniversary

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One of the biggest pop acts of the 80s have announced their reunion – marking their 30th Anniversary. On Wednesday, October 5th, a reconvened Bros revealed they will be playing London’s 02 Arena on August 19th, 2017. The show looks set to be one of the highlights of the gig-going year. “Bros has been part [...]