Classic Album: The Police – Synchronicity

Classic Album: The Police – Synchronicity

Releasing a worldwide smash and becoming the biggest band on the planet would bring instant gratification to most artists, but for Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland, aka The Police,… The post Classic Album: The Police – Synchronicity appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

No smoke without fire: The 80s rebirth of David Bowie

No smoke without fire: The 80s rebirth of David Bowie

After a few years out of the spotlight, a bleached-blonde Bowie returned in 1983 with Let’s Dance and achieved greater global fame than ever before. Classic Pop charts the moment… The post No smoke without fire: The 80s rebirth of David Bowie appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

Life Moves Pretty Fast: The John Hughes Mixtapes boxset review

Life Moves Pretty Fast: The John Hughes Mixtapes boxset review

John Hughes’ legendary 80s films soundtracked a generation, his new boxset Life Moves Pretty Fast combines the hit tracks all in one place. But does it still have the same… The post Life Moves Pretty Fast: The John Hughes Mixtapes boxset review appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

Thompson Twins / Tom Bailey – album by album

Thompson Twins / Tom Bailey – album by album

We look back on the albums of Thompson Twins and their frontman Tom Bailey… A Product Of… (Participation), 1981 The Thompson Twins were never two. Once they were four, now they… The post Thompson Twins / Tom Bailey – album by album appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

The story of ZTT

The story of ZTT

  Radio bans, terrorists and girls dressed in leather… As record labels go, ZTT was anything but boring. In this feature from the CP archives, we spoke to the major… The post The story of ZTT appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

Classic Album: Talking Heads – Speaking In Tongues

Classic Album: Talking Heads – Speaking In Tongues

Talking Heads finally completed their transition to pure funk, and reach commercial peaks with one of their most expansive, fully-realised and danceable records – Speaking In Tongues Fans of Scooby… The post Classic Album: Talking Heads – Speaking In Tongues appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

The rise of Madonna

The rise of Madonna

Before 1983 few people in America – let alone the world – had heard of Madonna Ciccone. but that was soon to change… On 9 January 1983 Madonna Louise Ciccone… The post The rise of Madonna appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

OMD interview: “It’s the best job in the world”

OMD interview: “It’s the best job in the world”

In 2013, OMD were enjoying renewed success with the old line-up of the band, but then tragedy struck. Four years after that, in 2017, Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys talked… The post OMD interview: “It’s the best job in the world” appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

Madonna adds fifth London date to The Celebration Tour

Madonna adds fifth London date to The Celebration Tour

Madonna has added a fifth London date to her colossal The Celebration Tour, returning to the UK on Tuesday 5th December at The O2. Madonna announced that The Celebration Tour… The post Madonna adds fifth London date to The Celebration Tour appeared first on Classic Pop Magazine.

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