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Classic Pop Magazine

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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.


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 magazine is the ultimate celebration of great pop and chart music. Each month we bring you the very best artist interviews and features, music news plus a packed reviews section. From the new wave acts of the late-70s through to the synth-pop, New Romantic, ska, indie and guitar greats of the 80s and chart stars of the 90s, it’s all here. We also bring the story bang up-to-date with new acts that have a retro flavour.

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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Classic Pop

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 Sunday, January 31, 2021
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Classic Pop

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

Fantastic magazine. Smash Hits for grown-ups! Reviewed Thursday, March 26, 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 Thursday, March 26, 2020
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Classic Pop

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

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WELCOME TO CLASSIC POP WHEN IT COMES TO GENERATIONAL ICONS, YOU DON’T GET MUCH BIGGER THAN BOY GEORGE. FOR MANY 80S MUSIC FANS, IF THEY’RE ASKED TO CONJURE UP A DEFINING IMAGE OF THE DECADE IT’S LIKELY THAT HIS EYE-...
POP-UP BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT An infamous competition to win a date with Prince is to become the subject of a film. MTV ran a contest in 1986 as part of a promotional campaign for the Under The Cherry Moon mo...
1 HIT WONDER No.45 LET IT ALL BLOW THE DAZZ BAND ‘Danceable jazz’ was the raison d’être of the group that singer and saxophonist Bobby Harris wanted to form when he left jazz-fusion band Bell Telefun...
LOST & FOUND No.45 BETWEEN TWO FIRES PAUL YOUNG Paul Young’s tail was up in 1986. Now aged 30, engaged, wealthy and established; confidence was telling him to branch out from being mainly a covers ar...
GODFATHERS of POP 2 – D In a bizarre encounter that takes in drawer slamming, popcorn chicken, virtual pop luminaries the Silicon Teens and Millionaire-era ABC, we catch up with 2-D, lead vocalist of Gorillaz. ...
GODFATHERS of POP MARTIN STEPHENSON The now-defunct Sounds magazine marked out Martin Stephenson as “one of the finest and grossly underrated singer-songwriters this country has given birth to”. Few who bought ...