Sunday, March 18, 2012

March 18 - 31, 1982

Smash Hits, March 18, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Altered Images
Centrespread: John Taylor / Kim Wilde
Back cover: Orange Juice
Interviews: Associates; Midge Ure; Iron Maiden; Altered Images
Lyrics: The Damned Don't Cry - Visage; Party Fears Two - Associates; Deutscher Girls - Adam and the Ants; Harden My Heart - Quarterflash; Stars On Stevie - Starsound; Read 'Em And Weep - Meat Loaf; Hollywood - Thin Lizzy; Your Honour - Pluto; Layla - Derek and the Dominos; Just An Illusion - Imagination; Classic - Adrian Gurvitz; Ghosts - Japan; Waterloo Sunset - Kinks; See Those Eyes; Altered Images;
The Pictures: Toyah, Hazel O'Connor, Kim Wilde; Susanne Suley, Mike Nolan; Phil Oakey; Steve Strange; Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Toni Basil
Bitz: Tight Fit, James Tod, Ken Gold, Julie Harris, Denise Gyngell, Steve Grant, Tim Friese-Green; Blondie; The Secret Policeman's Ball; Hugh Cornwell, "Charlie's Last Stand"; "Punk And Disorderly", Vice Squad, Disrupters, Blitz, The Insane, Chaos UK, Peter And The Test Tube Babies; Peter Murphy, Maxell ads; Squeeze; David Sylvian, Steve Jansen, Riuichi Sakamoto; Trevor Horn, Dollar, ABC; BowWowWow; Spandau Ballet, "Diamond', The Freshies split; Go-Go's; Elton John, "Jump Up", Chris Thomas, Dee Murray, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson; Altered Images; all time top ten - Terry Hall; personal file - Siobhan Fahey
Single reviews (Tim De Lisle): Factory - Bim; See Those Eyes - Altered Images; The Damned Don't Cry - Visage; I Can't Even Touch You - Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel; A New Fashion - Bill Wyman; Memory - Barbra Streisand; Disco Rough - Mathematiques Modernes; Work That Sucker To Death - Xavier / Hydraulic Pump - P-Funk All Stars; Ghosts - Japan; Natural Mystic - Bob Marley and the Wailers; Temporary Beauty - Graham Parker; Night Of The Long Knives - Kudos Points; Friends - Adam and the Ants; Life During Wartime Live - Talking Heads; Never Be The Same - Christopher Cross; The Celtic Soul Brothers - Dexy's Midnight Runners and the Emerald Express; Wanna Be With You - Earth Wind & Fire; Tell Me Tomorrow - Smokey Robinson / Castles In The Air - Don McLean; Ball And Chain - XTC; Fred Vom Jupiter - Die Doraus & Die Marinas
Album reviews (Neil Tennant / David Hepworth / Red Starr / Ian Birch / Mark Ellen / Beverly Hillier / Fred Dellar): The Gift - The Jam; Quarterflash - Quarterflash; The Blue Mask - Lou Reed; Maybe It's Live - Robert Palmer; The Anvil - Visage; Set - Thompson Twins; Business As Usual - Secret Affair; 7 Songs - 23 Skidoo; Pedigree Charm - Lora Logic; The Early Tapes July/August 1980 - Level 42; Time And The River - The Bongos; Another Grey Area - Graham Parker; Not To - Colin Newman
Nights Out: Bauhaus; Buzzz
Other: Shots From The Cots: baby photographs of Suggs, Nick Heyward, Steve Strange, Toyah, Kim Wilde, Geoff Deane, Biff Byford, David Gahan

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