Sunday, April 15, 2012

April 15 - 28, 1982

Smash Hits, April 15, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Bananarama
Centrespread: David Slyvian
Back cover: Classix Nouveaux
Interviews: Meat Loaf; Bardo; Squeeze
Lyrics: More Than This - Roxy Music; Instinction - Spandau Ballet; Amour Amour - Mobiles; View From A Bridge - Kim Wilde; Ever So Lonely - Monsoon; Have You Ever Been In Love - Leo Sayer; I Can Make You Feel Good - Shalamar; Gary Gilmore's Eyes - Adverts; Iron Fist - Motorhead; Don't Call It Love - Girlschool; Black Coffee In Bed - Squeeze; Really Saying Something - Bananarama; Streetplayer - Fashion; I Ran - A Flock Of Seagulls
Bitz: Gary Tibbs and Terry Lee Miall quit Adam and the Ants; Andy Partridge food poisoning; Blondie;  Status Quo, Prince's Trust; Queen, Teardrop Explodes; A Flock Of Seagulls, Mike Score, Frank Maudsley, Ali Score, Paul Reynolds; Revillos looking for new backing singers, Eugene Reynolds, Drax; "Toyah" - Mike West; Horace Gentleman quits The Specials, Exegesis; Gary Numan house-hunting in Los Angeles; Joe Jackson, Graham Maby, Larry Tolfree; Haircut One Hundred, Oxford Street HMV, Chris Langham; The Vinyl Frontier: Bad Manners, Split Enz, Swell Maps, Comsat Angels, The Clash, Kid Creole; all time top ten - Mulligan; personal file - Mike Nolan
The Pictures: Madness, George Cole, Arthur Daley, Bedders, Lee Woody, Complete Madness; Angie Bowie, Steve Jensen, Mick Karn, Satis Verborum; Vicious Pink Phenomenon, Josie, Robert Reeval, "My Private Tokyo"
Single reviews (Ian Birch): View From A Bridge - Kim Wilde; Instinction - Spandau Ballet; Uncle Sam / Portrait Of Heart - Rhythm Of Life; Cat People (Putting Out Fire) - David Bowie; Glad To Know You - Chas Jankel; Strange Woman - Alton Edwards; I'm A Believer - Twinkle; Talk Talk - Talk Talk; Sweetheart - David Essex; Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates; Radio Silence (Venice In Peril) - Thomas Dolby; Ebony & Ivory - Paul McCartney; King Of The Flies - Fad Gadget; This Is The House - Eurythmics; I Love Rock 'N' Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Weekend - Alvin Stardust; I'm Your Toy - Elvis Costello and the Attractions; One Step Further - Bardo; Promised You A Miracle - Simple Minds; Remember - Shambeko! Say Wah!; Freeze Frame - J. Geils Band; Black Coffee In Bed - Squeeze; Make A Move On Me - Olivia Newton-John; Bo Mbanda - Pablo; Radio - Members
Album reviews (Karen Schlosberg / Mark Ellen / Fred Dellar / Pete Silverton / Dave Rimmer / Johnny Black / David Hepworth): La Verite - Classix Nouveaux; Portrait - The Nolans; Life On The Wire - Morrisey Mullen; III - Killing Joke; A Flock Of Seagulls; Rap Tracks / Genius Of Love - Various Artists; Event Horizon - The Necessaries; Bill Wyman; The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads - Talking Heads; Groovy Decay - Robyn Hitchcock
Nights Out: Motorhead
Other: A Day On The Town With Bananarama

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