Sunday, September 2, 2012

September 2 - 15, 1982

Smash Hits, September 2, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: ABC
Centrespread: Fashion
Back cover: Cliff Richard
Interviews: ABC; Rip Rig & Panic; Toto Coelo; Gary Numan
Lyrics: Leave In Silence - Depeche Mode; All Of My Heart - ABC; Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Modern Romance; Give Me Your Heart Tonight - Shakin' Stevens; Storm The Reality Asylum - Rip Rig & Panic; Under The Boardwalk - Tom Tom Club; Walkin' On Sunshine - Rockers Revenge; So Here I Am - UB40; Wot! - Captain Sensible; Jilted John - Jilted John; The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five; I Know There's Something Going On - Frida; Strange Little Girl - The Stranglers; Windpower - Thomas Dolby
The Pictures: The Bluebells; Big Country; Nick Cave, The Birthday Party; White And Torch (Roy White, Steve Torch) 
Bitz: Grandmaster Flash; Phil Oakey; Riverside, Oxford Road Show, Swap Shop, Razzmatazz, The Big Daddy Show, Carnival (Junior, Clint Eastwood and General Saint, Bow Wow Wow, Echo and the Bunnymen), The Tube (Jools Holland, "the uniquely tiresome Paula Yates"), Whatever You Want, Gastank ("boring old Rick Wakeman", John Entwistle, Strawbs), Whistle Test; Blondie cancel European tour; King Trigger (Trudi Baptiste, Stuart Kennedy, Martin Clapson, Sam Hodgkin, Ian Cleverley); UB40; Maximum Joy; Echo and the Bunnymen cancel tour; Paul Weller / Respond Records looking for female singer; The Passions: "Sanctuary", Tom Robinson, Hammer And Tongs; Lene Lovich, Les Chappell, "Mata Hari"; The Beatles; Modern Romance: David Jaymes, Geoff Deane, John Du Prez, Eddie Calvert; Mark Ellen gets married; all time top ten - David Jaymes; personal file - Helen O'Hara
Single reviews (David Hepworth): All Of My Heart - ABC; The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five; I Scare Myself - Barry Reynolds; Glittering Prize - Simple Minds; And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going - Jennifer Holiday; Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah) - Joan Jett; Dream Maker - Castaways; Summer In The City - Tik & Tok; Living For The City - Gillan; Pillar To Post - Aztec Camera; Lorraine - Explainer; Broken Mona Lisa - Sally Oldfield; Private Investigations - Dire Straits; Just What I Always Wanted - Mari Wilson; Touching My Heart Again - Perfect Zebras; Planet Rock - Soul Sonic Force; So Here I Am - UB40; Bits Of Kids - Stiff Little Fingers; Let Me Tickle Your Fancy - Jermaine Jackson; There It Is - Shalamar; Magic Touch - Odyssey; Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club
Album reviews (Ian Birch / Ian Cranna / Peter Silverton / Neil Tennant / David Hepworth / Mark Steels / Beverley Hillier / Dave Rimmer ): In The Heat Of The Night - Imagination; Upstairs At Eric's - Yazoo; The Cage - Tygers Of Pan Tang; I, Assassin - Gary Numan; Songs To Remember - Scritti Politti; Tight Fit - Tight Fit; Greatest Hits - Shalamar; Emotion - Malaria; A Distant Shore - Tracey Thorn; So Excited - Pointer Sisters; Liliput - Liliput; Sense And Sensuality - Au Pairs; Now You See Me…Now You Don't - Cliff Richard; Something's Going On - Frida
Nights Out: The Undertones

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