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Classic Pop Magazine Jul/ Aug 2021 Back Issue

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Classic Pop is the must-read magazine for anyone passionate about the pop genres that drive modern culture. Celebrate both the new and the old stars of the classic pop music world, with your very own Classic Pop digital magazine.

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In each issue, Classic Pop has in-depth exclusive interviews with the world's most significant musicians. It covers key genres from the 70s, 80s and 90s such as new wave, New Romantic, Ska, indie and of course, the megastars of the 90s.

In the comprehensive music review section, you can stay up-to-date on all the latest and new artists that have a touch of retro about them - you’ll always have something fresh to listen to!

Join the thousands of Classic Pop magazine readers today, with a monthly digital subscription. Enjoy exclusive artist interviews, news and fantastic features on all the biggest albums and acts in the pop music world.

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Classic Pop  |  Jul/ Aug 2021  

In the latest Classic Pop, our cover star is Boy George who is celebrating his 60th birthday by unveiling an impressive haul of 60 new songs. We catch up with the Culture Club icon for a must-read in-depth interview.

This issue, we also talk to R&B legends Jam & Lewis who are releasing their debut album as artists in their own right after four decades of producing hits for others.

Belinda Carlisle reflects on three solo albums that are currently getting the reissue treatment and Kim Wilde reveals all about her Top Of The Pops debut as she readies a career-spanning boxset. .. read more

Pet Shop Boys’ melancholic Behaviour is this issue’s Classic Album and 30 years on, we take a look back at the impact of Madonna’s ground-breaking documentary Truth Or Dare.

Prefab Sprout’s back catalogue goes under the microscope for our Album By Album feature and we also count down the 20 best foreign language songs of the 80s.

Elsewhere, Transvision Vamp’s under-appreciated third LP Little Magnets Versus The Bubble Of Babble gets some much-needed love and Wet Wet Wet tell us how new frontman Kevin Simm has given them fresh impetus as they look to the future with upcoming studio album, The Journey.

In our expanded reviews section we have new releases including Crowded House, Gary Kemp, Erasure and UB40 while our bumper reissues coverage features Scritti Politti, Bryan Ferry, Level 42, Yello, Donna Summer, The Psychedelic Furs and much more.  read less

First launched in October 2012, Classic Pop is a monthly British music magazine, that celebrates the most influential pop music from the 70s, 80s and 90s.

In each issue, Classic Pop dedicates a minimum of five pages to the creation, influence and history of one of the most significant albums from the pop genre. From Duran Duran’s ‘Rio’ to ‘Fantastic’ by Wham! or Primal Scream’s outstanding ‘Screamadelica’, Classic Pop magazine covers all of your favourite pop music classics.

As well as it’s regular monthly editions, Classic Pop has released a number of special one-off issues that celebrate the most influential, classic pop icons such as Michael Jackson, ABBA, Elton John, Prince, Madonna, David Bowie and Paul McCartney.

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  • ‘Godfathers of Pop’ feature
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  • ‘Pop Art’ feature - a tribute to the best artwork in music
  • Review section that highlights the very best new releases, reissues and vinyl
  • ‘Lost & Found’ section - albums or singles that have seemingly been forgotten



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Below is a selection of articles in Classic Pop Jul/ Aug 2021.

WELCOME SUBSCRIBE  Subscribe to Classic Pop this issue and you’ll receive a special Boy George collectable cover. These stripped-back designs dispense with the usual coverlines and make the most of o...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS Best known for editing Teletext’s music pages Planet Sound in the 2000s, John Earls has also written about pop for the Sunday People, News Of The World, Daily Star and NME. This issue, Jon interview...
Midge Ure tours classic album double-header Midge Ure will celebrate 40 years of two classic Ultravox albums on a nationwide UK tour next year. Rage In Eden, the band’s 1981 LP and the second featuring Ure on vocals, alongside the foll...
ABBA make the most of time in lockdown ABBA have recorded more new music for their long-awaited ‘Abbatars’ hologram tour. Two new songs, I Still Have Faith In You and Don’t Shut Me Down, were previously confirmed but pandemic delays have...
DUFFY’S POST-DURAN BAND THE HAWKS FINALLY TAKES FLIGHT Material from Stephen Duffy’s first band after leaving Duran Duran is finally set to see the light of day. When TV Eye, Birmingham’s Stooges-inspired garage punk outfit split, drummer...

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