Sunday, November 11, 2012

November 11 - 24, 1982

Smash Hits, November 11, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Edwyn Collins
Centrespread: Musical Youth
Back cover: Eddy Grant
Interviews: Orange Juice; John Cougar; Human League: Joanne and Susann; Erazerhead; Blue Zoo; The Jam
Lyrics: Rio - Duran Duran; The Other Side Of Love - Yazoo; Living On The Ceiling - Blancmange; Jack And Diane - John Cougar; The Apple Stretching - Grace Jones; All Right Now - Free; Caroline - Status Quo; Do It To The Music - Raw Silk; Move It - Cliff Richard; The Day Before You Came - Abba; It's Raining Again - Supertramp; Supertramp; Mirror Man - Human League; Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) - A Flock Of Seagulls; Let Me Go! - Heaven 17; Hymn - Ultravox
Start: personal file - John Peel; Thomas Dolby, Magnus Pyke; Madness; Elton John; Robert "Kool" Bell, Bev Hillier, Steve Singleton; Tony Hadley; Animal Nightlife
Bitz: Sharon Redd; The Peech Boys: Michael de Benedictus, R. Bernard Fowler, Robert Casper, Larry Levan; Dionne Warwick; Men At Work: Colin Hay, John Rees, Jerry Speiser, Ron Strykert, Greg Ham; Raw Silk: Valerie Petiford, Tenita Jordan, Jessica Cleaves; Musical Youth tour; XTC: "Waxworks", "Beeswax"; Squeeze: "Singles 45 And Under"; Free: "Completely Free"; Abba: "The Singles"; The Associates, "A Matter Of Gender"; Yazoo; Sandii And The Sunsets; "Duran Duran: Their Story", Kasper de Graaf; Ultravox tour; Haircut One Hundred, Mark Fox; The Bluebells court case; Orange Juice tour; Free: Paul Kossof, Paul Rogers, Simon Kirke, Andy Fraser; all time top ten - Stephen Luscombe and Neil Arthur;
Single reviews (Neil Tennant): I'm So Hot For You - Bobby "O"; Mirror Man - Human League; Baby Turns Blue - Virgin Prunes; There Goes A Tenner - Kate Bush; Baby I'm A Fool For You - Sylvia And The Sapphires; Heartache Avenue - The Maisonettes; Love Is Just The Great Pretender - Animal Nightlife; Once In A Lifetime - Riuchi Sakamoto & Robin Scott; Ding Dong - Klaus Nomi; Dancing With Ideas - A Popular History Of Signs; I've Been A Bad Bad Boy - Marcel; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; Back To Love - Evelyn King; (Beware) Boyfriend - Mari Wilson; Our House - Madness; Light - Music For Pleasure; Thank You - Pale Fountains; The Other Side Of Love - Yazoo; Love - John Lennon; It's You Only You - Lene Lovich; Autumn Leaves - One Plus One; Truly - Lionel Richie; Losing True - The Roches; Imagination - Anusia; Drumbeat For Baby - Weekend; Keep The Fire Burning - Gwen McCrae; Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) - Simple Minds
Album reviews (Pete Silverton / Dave Rimmer / Ian Birch / Neil Tennant / David Hepworth / Dave Rimmer / Johnny Black / Kimberley Leston / Mark Ellen / Peter Stockton): Absolutely - Rod Stewart; Lupa - Palais Schaumberg; Living My Life - Grace Jones; Redd Hott - Sharon Redd; H20 - Daryl Hall & John Oates; Hello I Must Be Going - Phil Collins; Gifts And Telegrams - Patrik Fitzgerald; The Other Side Of The Rainbow - Melba Moore; Left Hundred Dream - Riuchi Sakamoto; Sanctuary - The Passions; Journey Without Maps Vol. 7 - Various Artists [Toe-Knee-Black-Burn - Binky Baker, Two Minds Crack, The Fix, 23 Jewels, The Outsiders]; The Nightfly - Donald Fagen; The Rise And Fall - Madness; Rice Music - Masami Tsuchiya; I Scare Myself - Barry Reynolds; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; A Kiss In The Dreamhouse - Siouxsie And The Banshees; Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick
Nights Out: Killing Joke; Fat Larry's Band; Kim Wilde

1 comment:

  1. really takes me back 30 years----great to see this mag again! I remember it very well indeed. I had the 1979-83 years stolen, but I have some of the later issues. I'll likely be reading the whole lot, at least up until 1990. Keep up the good work!

    Rab Smith

    ReplyDelete