issue 35

The new issue of Classic Pop magazine is on sale now!

Available from WH Smith, Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, independent newsagents and Eason, this month our cover stars are returning heroes Tears For Fears. We meet Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith as they release hits compilation Rule The World and prepare for a UK tour in 2018 as well as a hotly-anticipated new studio album. Songs From The Big Chair makes the cut as our Classic Album, so all told we have a 15-page TFF extravaganza for you!

Duran Duran fans will love the unseen photos we have of the band – we’ve got a sneak peek of a brand new book about the New Romantic legend’s rise to fame ahead its release.

Madchester icons Happy Mondays talk us through the pills, thrills and bellyaches of their storied career – Shaun Ryder is on particularly fiery form – and we play Mr and Mrs with China Crisis mainstays Gary Daly and Eddie Lundon.

If your first introduction to chart music was via Now That’s What I Call Music! compilations then check out our fond look back at the series, which includes a rare interview with the man who put them all together, Ashley Abram.

Bjork, U2, Midge Ure and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds head up our new album reviews while OMD, Marc Almond and Liam Gallagher lead the charge in our packed line-up of live reviews.

Get the Lowdown on Whitney Houston’s complete career in one bite-sized chunk and find out why Dr Robert and The Blow Monkeys are as politically charged up as ever.

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Enjoy the issue!

Steve Harnell
Classic Pop