Saturday, November 22, 2014

November 22 - December 5, 1984

Smash Hits, November 22, 1984

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Cover: Depeche Mode
Centrespread: Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Back cover: Nik Kershaw
Interviews: Siouxsie Sioux; Limahl; Prefab Sprout; Thompson Twins; King; Depeche Mode; Prince
Lyrics: Blasphemous Rumours - Depeche Mode; Let It All Blow - The Dazz Band; Teardrops - Shakin' Stevens; I Would Die For You - Prince; Half A Minute - Matt Bianco; I Won't Run Away - Alvin Stardust; The Medal Song - Culture Club; Treat Her Like A Lady - Temptations; This Night - Billy Joel; I Should Have Known Better - Jim Diamond; Do The Conga - Black Lace; All Join Hands - Slade; Louise - Human League; We Are Family - Sister Sledge; Like A Virgin - Madonna
Personal File: Colin Routh
Bitz: Stephen Luscombe, Pandit Danesh, Asha Bhosle, West India Company, "Ave Maria"; Compact Organisation, Mari Wilson, Virna Lindt, "Attention Stockholm", Tot Taylor; Eddy Grant, "All The Hits", Shakin' Stevens, "Greatest Hits", Imagination, "Gold", Moody Blues, Gerard Kenny, Art Garfunkel, Phil Spector; Steve Wright, "The Gay Cavalieros"; Spandau Ballet; Wah!, "The Way We Wah!"; Chic, Sister Sledge, Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards, "We Are Family", "Chic Cheer"; Street Sounds, "The Dance Decade", "Essential Electro - The Business", "Love Ballads"; The Redskins, Nick King, Chris Dean, Martin Hewes; Neil gnome; "A Secret Liverpool" (Davies Records), Holiday For Strings, The Kindergarten Paint Set, The Riotous Hues, Action Transfers, "If I Lose It"; The Tube; Motorhead, "Deaf Not Blind"; Hanoi Rocks; Farmers' Boys, Larry Ludwig; "The Kinks", John Savage; "Word Of Mouth"; Duran Duran, "Blue Silver", "The Lights Go Down", Russell Mulcahy; Captain Sensible, "One Christmas Catalogue", "Relax"; The Enemy Within, "Strike", Keith LeBlanc; Prime Time Viewing; "Bamboo", Japan fanzine; Julian Lennon, "Valotte"; Billy Ocean, "Caribbean Queen"; Echo and the Bunnymen, Mac McCullough, "September Song", "Molly Malone", Clive Langer, Steve Nieve
Single reviews (): Ave Maria - West India Company; Everything Must Change - Paul Young; Louise - Human League; When Love Breaks Down - Prefab Sprout; Like A Virgin - Madonna; Mercy Dash - Shriekback; Fresh - Kool & The Gang / Body - Jacksons; Don't You Ever Leave Me - Hanoi Rocks; Do The Conga - Black Lace; If I Lose It - Action Transfers; Matt's Mood - Breekout Krew; Police Officer - Smiley Culture; Thank You My Love - Imagination; We All Stand Together - Paul McCartney and the Frog Chorus / The Gay Cavalieros - Steve Wright; Beat Boy - Visage; Still On Fire - Aztec Camera; Tonight - David Bowie / Private Dancer - Tina Turner; Strike - The Enemy Within; Where The Boys Are - Jody;
Album reviews (Lisa Anthony / Vici MacDonald / Chris Heath / Dave Rimmer / Louise Chunn / Lola Borg / Steve Bush / Linda Duff / Claire Sheaff / Ian Cranna): You Caught Me Out - Tracey Ullman; Berserker - Gary Numan; Machine Age Voodoo - SPK; Like A Virgin - Madonna; Teases & Dares - Kim Wilde; The Orange Juice - Orange Juice; Arena - Duran Duran; Don't Suppose… - Limahl; Aural Sculpture - Stranglers; Neil's Heavy Concept Album - Neil; Heart First - Hazell Dean; The Riddle - Nik Kershaw; 1984 - Eurythmics
Other: Embarrassing parents

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