Friday, April 24, 2015

April 24 - May 7, 1985

Smash Hits, April 24, 1985

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Nick Rhodes
Back cover: China Crisis
Interviews: The Damned; ABC; Kim Wilde; New Edition; Anne Pigalle; Nick Rhodes (readers' photography contest)
Lyrics: Black Man Ray - China Crisis; Cry - Godley & Creme; Would I Lie To You? - Eurythmics; Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds; Baby Come And Get It - Pointer Sisters; So Far Away - Dire Straits; Cherish - Kool & the Gang; Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon; Walking On The Chinese Wall - Philip Bailey; One More Night - Phil Collins; Be Near Me - ABC; Walls Come Tumbling Down - Style Council
Personal File: Nasher Nash
Bitz: Paul King; Style Council, Paul Weller, Mick Talbot, Steve White, Helen Turner, Dee C. Lee, Camille Hinds; Howard Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Thomas Dolby; Kevin Godley, Lol Creme; Untouchables: Glenn Symonds, Clyde Grimes, Jerry Miller, Caine Carruthers, Chuck Askerneese, Josh Harris; Eurythmics, "Sweet Dreams", Johnny Walker, Steve Rapport; Brighton Busking Festival (May 25 - 27); Thompson Twins, Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie, Joe Leeway; Smiths, "Meat Is Murder", anti-meat songs, Howard Jones, Terry Hall, Thompson Twins, Paul Weller, Nik Kershaw, Michael Jackson, Limahl, Elvis Costello, Peter Gabriel, Captain Sensible, "Wot - No Meat?"; Madness, Zarjazz, Charm School, "Life's A Deceiver"; Neil Tennant quits Smash Hits, Pet Shop Boys; Pogues, "A Pair Of Brown Eyes"; Bob Geldof, "The Wall", Mel Smith, Phil Daniels, Ian Dury, "The Fantasist"; Agnetha, "I Won't Let You Go", Terry Wogan; Anne Hogan, "Kickabye", Budgie, Nick Cave, Raoul Reverse, Marc Almond; Tommy Boy Records, "Planet Rock", Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, "Space Cowboy", Jonzun Crew; Dukes Of Stratosphear, Sir John Johns, Lord Cornelius Plum, E.I.E.I. Owens, The Red Curtain, XTC
Single reviews (Roland Orzabal): The Mole From The Ministry - Dukes Of Stratophear; The Glamorous Life - Sheila E.; Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody - David Lee Roth; Cherish - Kool & the Gang; I Was Born To Love You - Freddie Mercury; Froggy Mix - James Brown; Walking On Sunshine - Katina and the Waves; Magic Touch - Loose Ends; Love Comes - Gary Glitter; Walls Come Tumbling Down - Style Council; Over The Sea - Jesse Rae; Romance - David Cassidy; The Word Girl - Scritti Politti; Sunset Grill - Don Henley; Shirt - Two People; Watch Me Catch Fire - Big Heat; Move Me - Woodentops; Love Is . . . - Vikki; Animal Instinct - Commodores; Ticket To Ride - Beatles
Album reviews (Ian Cranna / Linda Duff / Simon Mills / Lola Borg / Mark Ellen): Virgins And Philistines - Colour Field; Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi; Turn On Your Radio - Change; Go Go Crankin' - Various Artists; Third World / Sense Of Purpose - Third World; Reggae Greats - Wailers
Nights Out: Tears For Fears; The Smiths

No comments:

Post a Comment