Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8 - 21, 1985

Smash Hits, May 08, 1985

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Wham!
Centrespread: Boy George
Back cover: Tears For Fears
Interviews: Propaganda; Spandau Ballet; Bronski Beat; Wham! in China
Lyrics: Duel - Propaganda; 19 - Paul Hardcastle; Shake The Disease - Depeche Mode; Call Me - Go West; Get It On (Bang A Gong) - Power Station; I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit) - Curtis Hairston; Don't Fall In Love - Toyah; I Was Born To Love You - Freddie Mercury; Icing On The Cake - Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy; Rhythm Of The Night - DeBarge; Feel So Real - Steve Arrington; Stainsby Girls - Chris Rea; Slave To Love - Bryan Ferry; Walk Like A Man - Divine
Personal File: Divine 
Bitz: A Fish Called Derek, "Why The World Cried God On A Toadstool, Bernie And Margaret Fitzpatrick Where Are You?"; Wham! fanclub fiasco; New Model Army, "No Rest", Slade The Leveller, Stuart Morrow, Robb Heaton; Rah Band, "Clouds Across The Moon", Richard Hewson; "I Feel Love", Bronski Beat, Marc Almond; Boothill Foot Tappers, "Too Much Time"; Bryan Adams; James Brown, "Get On The Good Foot / Sex Machine / Say It Loud" megamix; Echo & The Bunnymen, "Porcupine"; Adam Ant, "Entertaining Mr Sloane", "Viva Le Rock"; Scritti Politti, "The Word Girl"; DeBarge, "Rhythm Of The Night", Janet Jackson, Berry Gordy, "The Last Dragon", Vanity; Led Zeppelin, "Hammer Of The Gods", Stephen Davis; Max Headroom; "The Hits", Dead Or Alive, Strawberry Switchblade, Stranglers, Wham!, Howard Jones, Paul Young, King, Associates, Nik Kershaw; Belouis Some, "Imagination", Bernard Edwards, Tony Thompson, Carlos Alomar; "Dwylo Dros Y Mor", Band Aid Cymru, Caryl Parry Jones, Geraint Jarman, Dionne Cronin; Adult Net, "Incense And Peppermints", Strawberry Alarm Clock; Roy Wood, "Under Fire", Bon Jovi, "7800 Fahrenheit"; "Bodydouble", Brian De Palma, Holly Johnson, Paul Rutherford
Single reviews (Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy): Get It On (Bang A Gong) - Power Station; Shake The Disease - Depeche Mode; Rage To Love - Kim Wilde; Kayleight - Marillion; How Much Longer - Reflex; Slave To Love - Bryan Ferry; Still Smiling - I Start Counting; A View To A Kill - Duran Duran; Love Mystery - Jah Wobble and Ollie Marland; Eu-Eu Freeze / You Talk To Much - Run D.M.C.; Sweet Nothing - Working Week; Call Me - Go West; Who Knows What Love Is - Strawberry Switchblade; Green Shirt - Elvis Costello; Pull Me Up - Seconds Of Pleasure
Album reviews (Vici MacDonald / Ian Cranna / Maureen Rice / Chris Heath / Tom Hibbert / Linda Duff): Mr Bad Guy - Freddie Mercury; Reggae Greats - Black Uhuru; Be Yourself Tonight - Eurythmics; Steve McQueen - Prefab Sprout; Around The World In A Day - Prince And The Revolution; Hopes And Dreams - David Grant
Nights Out: Bryan Adams
Other: What Happens When You're In RSVP? J'Aimee Skippon, Perry Bray, Kevin Bignell, Gary Gissord, Wendy & Claudette

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