Saturday, April 11, 2015

April 11 - 24, 1985

Smash Hits, April 11, 1985

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Nik Kershaw
Centrespread: Morrissey
Back cover: Depeche Mode
Interviews: Nik Kershaw; Billy Bragg; Phil Collins; USA For Africa; Thompson Twins; Dream Academy; Cocteau Twins
Lyrics: Lover Come Back To Me - Dead Or Alive; Could It Be I'm Falling In Love - David Grant & Jaki Graham; Clouds Across The Moon - Rah Band; Eye To Eye - Chaka Khan; Castles In The Air - Colour Field; I Feel Love - Bronski Beat & Marc Almond; Love Is A Battlefield - Pat Benatar; Look Mama - Howard Jones; Life In A Northern Town - Dream Academy; Move Closer - Phyllis Nelson
Personal File: Bruno Brookes
Bitz: Alphaville, "Jet Set"; Jimmy Nail, "Love Don't Live Here Anymore", Roger Taylor; Dead Or Alive, "Youthquake"; Pseudo Echo, "Listening"; Phil Collins, "One More Night"; Michael Jackson, Alison Moyet, Paul Young, Wham!, Bruce Springsteen, Psychedelic Furs; Ashford & Simpson, "Babies", Amanda White; Stewart Copeland, "Kateja", Ray Lema, "The Rhythmatist"; Strawberry Switchblade, Kimberley Leston; James Brown; Fat Boys, Darren Robinson, Damon Wimbley, Mark Morales; Big Daddy; Bauhaus, Pete Murphy, Dali's Car, Love And Rockets, "Ball Of Confusion"; Annie Whitehead, "Alien Style"; Sheila E; "And Suddenly There Came A Bang", Art Of Noise, "Daft As A …", Anne Pigalle, "Why Does It Have To Be This Way?"; Toy Dolls, "She Goes To Finos"; Simple Minds, "Don't You (Forget About Me)"; pop star toys
Single reviews (Peter Martin): Duel - Propaganda; Roll Over - Thompson Twins; Nineteen - Paul Hardcastle; Don't Fall In Love I Said - Toyah; Don't Worry Baby - Los Lobos; I Feel Love - Bronski Beat / Marc Almond; Wait - Jacksons; We Are The World - USA For Africa; One More Night - Phil Collins; Look Mama - Howard Jones; Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simples Minds; The Air That I Breathe - Julio Iglesias; Eye To Eye - Chaka Khan; Let's Make Africa Green Again - B.R.A.F.A.; So Far Away - Dire Straits; Beyond The Sea (La Mer) - George Benson; When Love Breaks Down - Prefab Sprout
Album reviews (Simon Mills / Chris Heath / William Shaw / Tom Hibbert / Simon Braithwaite / Peter Martin / Ian Cranna): The Fat Boys - The Fat Boys; Dance Like Ammunition - 1000 Mexicans; Crossover - Winston Reedy; Rogues Gallery - Slade; Go West - Go West; Working Nights - Working Week; Love Not Money - Everything But The Girl; So Where Are You? - Loose Ends; Flaunt The Imperfection - China Crisis; Helen & The Horns - Helen & The Horns
Nights Out: The Pogues; Frankie Goes To Hollywood

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