Sunday, August 5, 2012

August 5 - 18, 1982

Smash Hits, August 05, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: The Associates
Centrespread: Duran Duran
Back cover: Belle Stars
Interviews: Associates; Talk Talk; The Clash; Annabella Lwin
Lyrics: Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) - Donna Summer; Summertime - Fun Boy Three; When The Hangover Strikes - Squeeze; Today - Talk Talk; Asylums In Jerusalem - Scritti Politti; Secret Heart - Tight Fit; Murphy's Law - Cheri; 18 Carat Love Affair - Associates; A Man Out Of Time - Elvis Costello; Arthur Daley ('E's Alright) - The Firm; Julia's Song - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark; My Girl Lollipop - Bad Manners; Feel Me - Blancmange
The Pictures: Terry Hall, Jeanette, WOMAD; Sylvia And The Sapphires; Motorhead: Lemmy, Phil Taylor, Brian Robertson; Take It Away: Eric Steward, Linda McCartney, Steve Gadd, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, George Martin
Bitz: Sting, "Spread A Little Happiness", Brimstone And Treacle; Bucks Fizz, Australia, Mike Nolan, Susanne Suley; Bananarama; Fame, Irene Cara; Madness; Kim Wilde; Suggs and Bette Bright have a daughter; Wham!, George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley; "Rock Secrets"; Paul Weller seeks female singer; "Chalk Dust - The Umpire Strikes Back", The Brat, Roger Kitter, Mo Foster, Mike Walling; "Postman Pat", Ken Barrie; Roxy Music tour; Philip Jap; Michael Schenker Group: "Assault Attack", Ted McKenna, Graham Bonnet; Dr. Feelgood: Buzz Barwell and Pat McMullin replace Sparko and The Big Figure; all time top ten - Kate (Haysi Fantayzee); personal file - Martha Ladly
Single reviews (Tim De Lisle): Man Out Of Time - Elvis Costello And The Attractions; Wot - Captain Sensible; Spread A Little Happiness - Sting; Two Hearts Together - Orange Juice; Still In Love - Rose Royce; Louis Quatorze - Bow Wow Wow; 18 Carat Love Affair - Associates; My Girl Lollipop - Bad Manners; Children Of The Revolution / I Love To Boogie / Solid Gold Easy Action / London Boys - T Rex; Give Me More Time - Nicole / It Ain't Easy Comin' Down - Charlene; Why - Carly Simon; Refugee - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers; Under The Boardwalk - Tom Tom Club; African And White - China Crisis; The Dreaming - Kate Bush; Asylums In Jerusalem - Scritti Politti; Summertime - Fun Boy Three; Secret Heart - Tight Fit; Bamboo Music / Bamboo Houses - Sylvian / Sakamoto; From Small Things Big Things Come - Dave Edmunds
Album reviews (Peter Silverton / Dave Rimmer / Kimberley Leston / Neil Tenant / Fred Dellar / David Hepworth): I Want Candy - Bow Wow Wow; Soul Force - The Dance; African Queen - Allez Allez; The Indi-Pop Compilasian - Various Artists: Monsoon, Dee Kathrecha, Jhalib, Mohammed Raza, John Keliehor, Disharhi, Thika; Shout! Shout! - Rocky Sharpe And The Replays; Love Has Found Its Way - Dennis Brown; Sooner Or Later - Larry Graham, Donna Summer - Donna Summer
Nights Out: Steve Miller
Other: You Were Working As A Waitress In A Cocktail Bar: famous meetings

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