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Classic Pop Magazine Sep/Oct 2013 Back Issue

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85 Reviews   •  English   •   Music (Pop)
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We celebrate David Bowie with 'When Bowie Went Pop', a massive article on David Bowie's Eighties music and influence, featuring new interviews with his guitarist and creative collaborator Carlos Alomar, bass player Carmine Rojas and author of Starman: The Definitive Biography Paul Trynka. We look at how David Bowie's music defined the 1980s pop landscape and also study the work that he made during that decade - from Scary Monsters to Never Let Me Down.

Tears For Fears reveal the background of their 1983 classic album The Hurting; we reveal The Top 50 12-inch singles that defined a music format and a generation; Mark Frith talks Sheffield, the city that spawned The Human League. Heaven 17 and Cabaret Voltaire; exclusive interviews withTony Hadley, Giorgio Moroder, Belinda Carlisle, Wet Wet Wet, Howard Jones and Jim Kerr; Labelled With Love on Virgin Records, the label that produced so many classic recordings; Kate Bush on The Hounds Of Love; The Police, The Lowdown; and reviews of releases from New Order, Heaven 17, Saint Etienne, Belinda Carlisle, and Nik Kershaw plus live reviews of Blondie, Depeche Mode and Glastonbury.

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Sep/Oct 2013 We celebrate David Bowie with 'When Bowie Went Pop', a massive article on David Bowie's Eighties music and influence, featuring new interviews with his guitarist and creative collaborator Carlos Alomar, bass player Carmine Rojas and author of Starman: The Definitive Biography Paul Trynka. We look at how David Bowie's music defined the 1980s pop landscape and also study the work that he made during that decade - from Scary Monsters to Never Let Me Down. Tears For Fears reveal the background of their 1983 classic album The Hurting; we reveal The Top 50 12-inch singles that defined a music format and a generation; Mark Frith talks Sheffield, the city that spawned The Human League. Heaven 17 and Cabaret Voltaire; exclusive interviews withTony Hadley, Giorgio Moroder, Belinda Carlisle, Wet Wet Wet, Howard Jones and Jim Kerr; Labelled With Love on Virgin Records, the label that produced so many classic recordings; Kate Bush on The Hounds Of Love; The Police, The Lowdown; and reviews of releases from New Order, Heaven 17, Saint Etienne, Belinda Carlisle, and Nik Kershaw plus live reviews of Blondie, Depeche Mode and Glastonbury. We really hope you'll join us for our latest celebration of the fabulous world of pop!


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We celebrate David Bowie with 'When Bowie Went Pop', a massive article on David Bowie's Eighties music and influence, featuring new interviews with his guitarist and creative collaborator Carlos Alomar, bass player Carmine Rojas and author of Starman: The Definitive Biography Paul Trynka. We look at how David Bowie's music defined the 1980s pop landscape and also study the work that he made during that decade - from Scary Monsters to Never Let Me Down.

Tears For Fears reveal the background of their 1983 classic album The Hurting; we reveal The Top 50 12-inch singles that defined a music format and a generation; Mark Frith talks Sheffield, the city that spawned The Human League. Heaven 17 and Cabaret Voltaire; exclusive interviews withTony Hadley, Giorgio Moroder, Belinda Carlisle, Wet Wet Wet, Howard Jones and Jim Kerr; Labelled With Love on Virgin Records, the label that produced so many classic recordings; Kate Bush on The Hounds Of Love; The Police, The Lowdown; and reviews of releases from New Order, Heaven 17, Saint Etienne, Belinda Carlisle, and Nik Kershaw plus live reviews of Blondie, Depeche Mode and Glastonbury.

We really hope you'll join us for our latest celebration of the fabulous world of pop!
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Launched in 2012, the bi-monthly Classic Pop is the world’s leading pop magazine, with an award-winning team of specialist writers bringing you the biggest names in music - it’s the go-to source for pop enthusiasts worldwide.


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I love the interviews and album reviews. I've found that this is a great way to relive some great times and learn new things about my favourite artists too. Reviewed 31 January 2021

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If you love the 80's and like to know what artists are currently up to then this is a must read.... Reviewed 26 August 2020

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Fantastic magazine. Smash Hits for grown-ups! Reviewed 26 March 2020

IF YOU LIKE CLASSIC POP THEN YOU WILL LOVE THE MAGAZINE

THIS IS A GREAT MAGAZINE IT HAS AN ALBUM REVIEW SECTION WHICH IS GOOD AS WELL AS THIS IT HAS LOTS OF IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS ABOUT MOST POP & 1980S BANDS GREAT READ THANK YOU. Reviewed 26 March 2020

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Great articles - well written, nice mix of classics and new music of interest. Mix of in-depth features and short, newsy updates. Reviewed 27 February 2020

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