Sunday, April 29, 2012

April 29 - May 12, 1982

Smash Hits, April 29, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Nick Heyward
Centrespread: Adam Ant
Back cover: Pigbag
Interviews: Soft Cell (readers' Q&A); Blancmange; Nick Heyward; Jim Kerr, Simple Minds
Lyrics: Save It For Later - The Beat; Night Birds - Shakatak; Freeze-Frame - J. Geils Band; Meaning Of Love - Depeche Mode; God's Kitchen - Blancmange; Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney; Shirley - Shakin' Stevens; Itchycoo Park - Small Faces; See Jungle! (Jungle Boy!) - Bowwowwow; I Specialize In Love - Sharon Brown; Private Eyes - Daryl Hall & John Oates; Promised You A Miracle - Simple Minds; Got No Brains - Bad Manners; This Time (We'll Get It Right) - England World Cup Squad; Mama (Used To Say) - Junior
The Pictures: Sheila Chandra appendicitis; Steve Strange, The Palace; Carmel
Bitz: Junior Giscombe; The Ants, Goody Two Shoes/Red Scab, Bogdan Wiczling; Flag Of Convenience: Steve Diggle, DP, John Maher, Dave Farrow; Monsters Of Rock: Status Quo, UFO, Blackfoot; China Crisis, The Culture Club, King Trigger, The Higsons, Vic Godard; Echo & The Bunnymen; Saxa; Soft Cell; Rod Stewart; Roger Taylor; Smash Hits binder offer; Roxy Music; Weekend: Alison Statton; XTC, Andy Partridge; Gang Of Four: Dave Allen, The Waitresses, Sara Lee; Japan: tour, "Bamboo Music", David Sylvian, Riuchi Sakamoto, Richard Barbieri, Lustans Lekejer, Mick Karn, Robert Palmer; Hazel O'Connor, Jangles; all time top ten - Trevor Horn; personal file - Sheila Chandra
Single reviews (Martin Fry): Faithless - Scritti Politti; We Feel Good (The Future's Looking Fine) - Endgames; Baby It's You - Mari Wilson; Know Your Rights - The Clash; Nobody - Toni Basil; Walk On By - D Train; No Doves Fly Here - The Mob; Stand Strong E.P. - Vice Squad; Got No Brains - Bad Manners; Body Language - Queen; You Make Me Feel Like I'm Wearing New Clothes - The Sinatras; Act Like You Know - Fat Larry's Band; Look Now - The Fall; Shirley - Shakin' Stevens; Talk Back - Stiff Little Fingers; Edge Of 17 - Stevie Nicks; Big Science - Laurie Anderson; Welcome John Paul - St. Winifred's School Choir; Suspicious Minds - Candi Staton; Fantasy Island - Tight Fit; What Goes Around And Around - Brandi Wells; The Meaning Of Love - Depeche Mode; Storm - Carmel; I'm A Wonderful Thing - Hazel O'Connor; On TV - Buggles
Album reviews (Fred Dellar / Rosalyn Chissick / David Bostock / Ian Birch): Jump Up! - Elton John; I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts; 1982 - Status Quo; Seven Tears - Goombay Dance Band; Big Science - Laurie Anderson; Ji - Junior Giscombe
Nights Out: Classix Nouveaux

1 comment:

  1. I remember that Soft Cell Q&A, a hilarious read...!

    p.s. Full page ad for Pornography, wow.

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