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THEY’VE STILL GOT A FUZZBOX

The sun must be casting a pink hue on Planet Pop, because Fuzzbox are making a comeback. The group, who scored a string of hits including Pink Sunshine and International Rescue in the late Eighties and whose original name was the mouthful We’ve Got A Fuzzbox And We’re Gonna Use It, reunited to play London’s 100 Club on 13th November – but that was just the start. “We want to bring some of the fun and unpredictability back to pop music,” vocalist Vix says. “Plus, as we’ve carried this torch for a long while, we’re hoping to open a few doors for the next wave of female musicians.” Vix and fellow original member Maggie on keyboards have put together a fresh line-up following the death of guitarist (and Maggie’s sister) Jo Dunne in 2012. “We’ve recaptured the DIY spirit of the band, but with the professional approach that we acquired later,” they add.

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The results are in! The latest issue features the Classic Pop 'Top 100 Albums of the Eighties' - as decided by our readers - including the classics of the decade, some cult favourites and a few wildcards to boot. PLUS! We give the Classic Pop verdict on David Bowie's new album 'Blackstar'… Elsewhere in the issue we investigate the classic pop of Christmas, delve into Sparks' weird and wonderful back catalogue, survey Simple Mind's classic album 'Once Upon A Time' and take a closer look at the leftfield sleeve art of John Foxx. Interviews include Visage's Steve Barnacle, Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze, Susanna Hoffs, McAlmont & Butler and modern synthpop duo Hurts.