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In the latest 132-page Classic Pop Presents special, you will find the flamboyant and colourful world of the New Romantics.
From the scene's origins as an underground movement borne out of the Blitz Club in Soho through to the worldwide surge of popularity that led to mainstream success for some of the major players who made their indelible musical mark, such as Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Visage and Duran Duran.
Inside you'll find the story of the Godfather of the scene, Steve Strange, and explore his pioneering band Visage with the help of Blitz DJ and band member Rusty Egan and fellow band-mate Midge Ure, who moved on to front Ultravox.
Spandau Ballet'sSteve Norman talks about the making ofSpandau Ballet's game-changing debut album Journeys To Glory.Read about theRum Runner Club, that gave rise to yet another of the scene's major success stories, Duran Duran.
This issue has plenty more to be enjoyed, including an exploration of David Bowie's influence on the movement and Japan's Gentlemen Wear Polaroidsalbum – plus eye-opening interviews with some of the scene's faces to get their side of this fascinating era, including Toyah, Princess Julia and Mark Shaw.
Chris Sullivan shares his hilarious memories of the times and Blitz Kids fashion designer Judith Franklin and photographer Graham Smith talk about the New Romantic fashion.
Also inside, there's the Top 40 Essential New Romantic playlist, the design styles and artwork of the scene's many fine releases, and all with stunning photos throughout!
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This is the first time albums ‘Protest Songs’, ‘Andromeda Heights’ and ‘Let’s Change The World With Music’ have been remastered on vinyl. Excitingly, critically acclaimed album ‘Steve McQueen’ arrives as a ½ speed remaster from the original tapes and follows its 2007 ‘legacy edition’ release.
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It's has been a while since HAEVN shared new music but they are are so glad to tell that's about to change!
"We are beyond thrilled to announce a new series of concerts in the spring of 2020 in the Netherlands were we will be playing a show full of new music and guest performances. To all our friends across the border: we are working incredibly hard to set up an European tour in the fall of 2020 so please stay tuned, we can not wait to bring our music to you and will do everything we can to make that happen!"
With a peerless career of era-defining music to her name, Kylie releases an expanded edition of her greatest hits titled Step Back In Time. This definitive collection of Kylie’s most beloved tracks to date will also feature fan favourite New York City, plus a 40 minute party megamix.
Kylie has multiple awards and accolades to her name, including three BRIT Awards, two MTV Music Awards and a Grammy. She has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide.
Step Back In Time - serves as a reflection of the record-breaking career Kylie has had to date, from the global number one smash hit - I Should Be So Lucky - in 1987 through to her most recent album, the chart-topping Golden released last year.
Kylie’s 2000 album - Light Years - saw her now-iconic comeback with number one smash hit - Spinning Around, which she followed up with the singles - On A Night Like This and her blistering duet withRobbie Williams, Kids. In the following year, she released the 5x platinum-selling album Fever, which featured the singles - Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, In Your Eyes, Love At First Sight and Come Into My World – all of which are included on - Step Back In Time.
X, Kylie’s 2007 album featured theCalvin Harris-produced single - In My Arms, 2 Hearts and the UK Top 5 single - Wow. Other highlights of Kylie’s incomparable back catalogue featured on the greatest hits album include her duet withNick Cave & The Bad Seeds, the 1995 single - Where The Wild Roses Grow and Confide In Me, taken from her fifth studio album in 1994.
This edition features a brand new 40 minute party megamix, containing some of Kylie’s greatest upbeat singles including - Step Back In Time, All The Lovers, Spinning Around and Can’t Get Blue Monday Out Of My Head in one continuous mix by James Wiltshire (F9).
1. Can't Get You out of My Head 2. Spinning Around 3. Love at First Sight 4. Dancing 5. In Your Eyes 6. Slow 7. All the Lovers 8. I Believe in You 9. In My Arms 10. On a Night like This 11. Your Disco Needs You 12. Please Stay 13. 2 Hearts 14. Red Blooded Woman 15. The One 16. Come into My World 17. Wow 18. Get Outta My Way 19. Timebomb 20. Kids (withRobbie Williams) 21. Stop Me from Falling 22. New York City
1. Step Back in Time 2. Better the Devil You Know 3. Hand on Your Heart 4. Wouldn't Change a Thing 5. Shocked (DNA 7" Mix) 6. Especially For You (withJason Donovan) 7. I Should Be So Lucky 8. Celebration 9. The Loco-Motion (7" Mix) 10. Give Me Just a Little More Time 11. Never Too Late 12. Got to Be Certain 13. Tears On My Pillow 14. Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi 15. What Kind of Fool? (Heard All That Before) 16. What Do I Have to Do? 17. Confide in Me (Radio Mix) 18. Breathe (Radio Edit) 19. Put Yourself in My Place (Radio Mix) 20. Where the Wild Roses Grow (2011 - Remaster) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds&Kylie Minogue
1. Into the Blue 2. I Was Gonna Cancel 3. Chocolate (Radio Edit) 4. Did It Again (Radio Edit) 5. Some Kind of Bliss (Radio Edit) 6. Word Is Out 7. If You Were with Me Now (with Keith Washington) 8. It's No Secret 9. Step Back in Time (Section) (F9 Megamix) 10. I Should Be So Lucky (F9 Megamix) 11. What Do I Have to Do? (F9 Megamix) 12. Hand on Your Heart (F9 Megamix) 13. Better the Devil You Know (F9 Megamix) 14. Shocked (DNA Mix) (F9 Megamix) 15. Step Back in Time (F9 Megamix) 16. Confide in Me (F9 Megamix) 17. On a Night like This (F9 Megamix) 18. Your Disco Needs You (F9 Megamix) 19. Spinning Around (F9 Megamix) 20. Love at First Sight (F9 Megamix) 21. Can't Get Blue Monday out of My Head (F9 Megamix) 22. The One (Instrumental) (F9 Megamix) 23. Slow (Acapella) (F9 Megamix) 24. The One (F9 Megamix) 25. All The Lovers (F9 Megamix) 26. Dancing (F9 Megamix)