Sunday, November 25, 2012

November 25 - December 8, 1982

Smash Hits, November 25, 1982

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Japan
Centrespread: Duran Duran + road crew
Back cover: Talk Talk
Interviews: Japan; A Flock Of Seagulls; Duran Duran; Blancmange
Lyrics: Time (Clock Of The Heart) - Culture Club; Pleasure Boys - Visage; (Beware) Boyfriend - Mari Wilson; Our House - Madness; Beat Surrender - Jam; Youth Of Today - Musical Youth; Love Is A Stranger - Eurythmics; Here I Go Again - Whitesnake; Back To Love - Evelyn King; State Of Independence - Donna Summer; The Girl Is Mine - Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney; Follow The Leaders - Killing Joke; Cheers Then - Bananarama
Start: personal file - Steve Strange; Bryan Ferry's baby Benjamin; Tears For Fears, Graduate; David Bowie, Bing Crosby, "Peace On Earth"/"Little Drummer Boy"; Abba; Disconnection, "Bali Ha'i"; Japan; Marc Almond, Nicola Claridge; Steve Wright, Mike Watson, "I'm alright - you alright?"  
Bitz: Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson; Rick James; Musical Youth tour cancelled; Spear Of Destiny: Kirk Brandon, Stan Stammers; David Van Day, "Do You Believe In Fairies?"; Siouxsie And The Banshees, "Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant"; Soft Cell, "The Art Of Falling Apart", "Where The Heart Is"; The Maisonettes: Nick Parry, Denise Ward, Mark Tibbenham, Lol Mason, Elaine Williams; Haircut One Hundred album delayed, tour rescheduled; John Lennon, "Collection"; Status Quo, "From The Makers Of…"; The Undertones, "Sin Of Pride"; "The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Black Music"; Phil Everly, "Louise"
all time top ten - Junior Waite
Single reviews (Deborah Steels): Beat Surrender - The Jam; Little Town - Cliff Richard; Bali Ha'i - Disconnection; Time - Culture Club; Pleasure Boys - Visage; Buffalo Gals - Malcolm McLaren & The World Famous Supreme Team; Jukebox (Don't Put Another Dime) - The Flirts; Kiss Of No Return - Trevor Herion; Cash In Hand - The Firm; Forever - Little Steven and the Disciples Of Soul; Cheers Then - Bananarama; You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins; Theme From E.T. (The Extra Terrestrial); Desperate But Not Serious - Adam Ant; So In Love With You - Winston Groovy; Take It On The Chin - Kim Carnes; If You Can't Stand The Heat - Bucks Fizz; Girl Of 1000 Lists - Go-Go's; Envy The Love - The Apollinaires; If You Leave Can I Come Too? - Mental As Anything; This First Dance - The Recognitions; Mannequin - The Kids From Fame; Show Me The Way - R-A-C-E; Cast A Long Shadow - The Monochrome Set
Album reviews (Jim Shelley / Peter Silverton / Ian Cranna / Neil Tennant / Kimberley Leston / Ian Cranna / Fred Dellar / David Hepworth / Deborah Steels / Peter Stockton): Immigrants - Sandii And The Sunsetz; Oh No! It's Devo - Devo; No Man's Land - Lene Lovich; La Variete - Weekend; Moving Windows - Our Daughter's Wedding; Forging Ahead - Bad Manners; Famous Last Words - Supertramp; Long After Dark - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; Killer On The Rampage - Eddy Grant; Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms, Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain - China Crisis; Warrior Rock - Toyah; "Titles" - Mick Karn; The Maverick Years - Wah; Steamin' Hot - The Reddings; Frooty Rooties - Eric Stewart; Men Without Women - Little Steven & the Disciples Of Soul
Nights Out: Squeeze; ABC; Depeche Mode

1 comment:

  1. Radio 4 are broadcasting a documentary about Smash Hits in the week before Christmas fronted by Neil Tennant: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2012/51/neil_tennants_smash_hit_christmas.html

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