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Classic Pop Magazine Sep/ Oct 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  |  Sep/ Oct 2021  

In the latest Classic Pop, we have a world exclusive interview with Soft Cell as they announce new studio album *Happiness Not Included – their first for 17 years – as well as a UK tour.

This issue, we also talk to Toyah who is back with a career-best LP, the brilliant Posh Pop.
We also chat to the brilliant Shaun Ryder about his new solo record, Visits From Future Technology, and Blondie reveal all about their historic trip to Cuba for a set of live shows.

We catch up with Tony Hadley and Arthur Baker for Q&A chats and The Blue Nile’s graceful A Walk Across The Rooftops is this issue’s Classic Album

Goldfrapp’s back catalogue goes under the microscope for our Album By Album feature and we also count down the 20 best singles by 80s actors. .. read more

David Arnold’s James Bond project Shaken And Stirred is revisited for our regular Forget Me Nots feature and Saint Etienne give us the inside track on their change of direction for high concept new album I’ve Been Trying To Tell You.

In our expanded reviews section we have new releases including The Specials, Prince, Diana Ross and Natalie Imbruglia while our bumper reissues coverage features Depeche Mode, Aztec Camera, Belinda Carlisle, OMD, Sheena Easton, Tina Turner 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.

A Classic Pop digital magazine subscription is a must-have for anyone interested in the 70s, 80s and 90s pop music. Each issue is packed with fantastic features - with your subscription you’ll receive:

  • Access to exclusive A-list artist interviews
  • News on the very latest happenings in music
  • Backstage access to the ‘Classic Album’ feature
  • ‘Godfathers of Pop’ feature
  • ‘The Lowdown’ feature - the comprehensive review of classic bands and artists
  • ‘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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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Classic Pop Sep/ Oct 2021.

WELCOME SUBSCRIBE Subscribe to Classic Pop this issue and you’ll receive a special Soft Cell collectable cover. These stripped-back designs dispense with the usual coverlines and make the most of our...
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, in an ...
Ex-Daft Punk star Bangalter builds his own myth Daft Punk may be no more, but one half of the robot duo is already prepping a new project. Thomas Bangalter is composing music for French dancer and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s new show...
One billion YouTube views for classic Astley single © Peter Neill Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up has hit one billion views on YouTube. It’s one of only a handful of videos from the pre-YouTube era to have reached the landmark and joi...
MADONNA DOC HITS STREAMING SERVICE Madonna’s documentary about her Madame X tour will finally debut on US streaming service Paramount Plus from 8 October. Focusing on live footage from a concert in Lisbon, the star revealed: ...
SPACE IS THE PL ACE SAY COLDPL AY © James Marcus Haney Coldplay have travelled to space for their new album. The science-fictionthemed 12-track collection, Music Of The Spheres, will be released on 15 October accomp...

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