We’ve uploaded all our Classic Pop Issue 2 Spotify playlists now. There are over 600 different tracks from the magazine that you can listen to, including lead feature playlists Madness Top 25; So Much To Answer For: Liverpool; and Five Decades of Simple Minds. Click the links and listen now! Or visit the Classic Pop Spotify Page for all issue 2 playlists.

From The Teardrop Explodes to Echo & The Bunneymen, OMD to Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Liverpool was a hotbed of creativity in the late Seventies and throughout the Eighties. Our special Scouse Top Ten brings you the very best of Liverpool’s second coming!
Suggs tells Classic Pop issue 2 that Madness are ‘not just a bunch of idiots ****ing around’ and with a top 25 of tracks from Bed and Breakfast Man to Our House as classy as this, we’re not about to argue!
Don’t feel old, just embrace the diversity of Simple Minds’ output from the Seventies through to today. As Jim Kerr tells us, they’ve been through ‘avant-garde, art rock, ambient, instrumental, political, folk and stadium’. Join them for ‘one hell of a journey’.