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Also available this issue are four specially-selected glossy A4 art cards handpicked by the Classic Pop team showing Prince both on and off-stage in his 80s and 90s pomp. Buy this special collectable Prince Fan Pack here.
If you’re a subscriber, you’ll notice something a little bit different about our new issue. From now on, all subscribers will receive a special collectable cover. These stripped-back designs will dispense with the usual headlines and make the most of our stunning featured artist.
In our latest issue, we take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the latest archive release from Prince. Originals gathers together tantalising demos from the iconic songwriter that became hits in the hands of other artists, from The Bangles and Martika to Kenny Rogers. We talk to those who knew Prince best for the inside track on this fascinating new album.
So much more than just a founder member of Duran Duran, Stephen Duffy returns with a new Lilac Time album and a reissue of his superb solo LP I Love My Friends. Classic Pop shares a pint with him for an entertaining chat.
Elsewhere, we find out if the B52s are serious about hanging up their microphones as they return to the UK for a farewell tour. Is this really the last goodbye from the art-pop party starters? We meet the band to get the definitive answer.
In our new album-by-album feature, we take an in-depth look at the recording career of Talk Talk, from reluctant New Romantic poster boys to an outfit that explored the furthest reaches of art-rock.
Legendary producer Trevor Horn talks us through his life in vinyl and we catch up with Colin Hay to delve into the troubled history of Men At Work. Our classic album is OMD’s career pinnacle Architecture & Morality and we also look at the 80s British reggae scene including chats with the key players from the era.
Our packed new album reviews section includes Prince, Mark Ronson, The Divine Comedy, Hot Chip and more. On the reissues front, we serve up a tasty selection including Depeche Mode, Blancmange, Ian Dury & The Blockheads and a five-star review of ABBA.
In our live reviews section, we check out gigs by ABC, Wet Wet Wet, Suede, Bananarama and more.
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