Posts Tagged ‘prince’

New issue of Classic Pop out now!

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First and foremost, we pay tribute to master songwriter and musician Prince. Yet another musical genius lost to us this year. Keep an eye out for our full-length Prince special – soon to follow. Elsewhere this issue we speak to Dexys spokesman Kevin Rowland and bandmate Sean Read about their recent foray into the world [...]

Prince’s experimental new album ‘HITNRUN phase one’ now available on Tidal

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Prince‘s latest album, HITNRUN Phase One, has been realesed exclusively on TIDAL in the wake of the singles HARDROCKLOVER and This Could B Us. The album follows his two 2014 albums ArtOfficialAge and PlectrumElectrum as well as a string of well-received live shows with new all-female band THIRDEYEGIRL. The signs look good for the new album too – with [...]

Issue 14: The Low Down – Prince – Playlist

Get Prince’s ‘Art Official Age’ Album here. Get Prince’s Greatest Hits here.

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: 85-81

85 Prince: Purple Rain For such a reliable Eighties hit-maker, it’s surprising that only two Prince singles have made it into our Top 100. Let’s Go Crazy, 1999 and Raspberry Beret are all missing in favour of the two biggest singles from his Purple Rain album.  According to his keyboardist, Dr Fink, Prince tried to [...]

Classic Pop 4 is on sale now with Eurythmics, OMD, Prince and more

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We’re delighted to announce that the latest issue of Classic Pop magazine is on sale today! Issue four features our first female cover star in the form of the indefatigable Annie Lennox – striking front-person of the Eurythmics, award winning solo artist and outspoken campaigner. We have an exclusive interview with Annie as well as [...]