Friday, June 5, 2015

June 5 - 18, 1985

Smash Hits, June 05, 1985

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Cover: China Crisis
Centrespread: Duran Duran
Back cover: The Cult
Interviews: Scritti Politti; Depeche Mode; Marillion, Fish; China Crisis; Bryan Ferry
Lyrics: Loving The Alien - David Bowie; Out In The Fields - Gary Moore & Phil Lynott; History - Mai Tai; If You Love Somebody Set Them Free - Sting; Free Yourself - Untouchables; Vanity Kills - ABC; The Live EP - Gary Numan; Paisley Park - Prince and the Revolution; The Perfect Kiss - New Order; Let It Swing - Bobbysocks; Heaven - Bryan Adams; Obsession - Animotion; I'm On Fire - Bruce Springsteen
Personal File: Jimmy Nail
Bitz: Queen, "Live In Rio"; Bruce Springsteen, "I'm On Fire"; Run-D.M.C.; Animotion: Astrid Plane, Paul Antonelli, Frenchy O'Brien, Charles Ottavio Bill Wadhams, Don Kirkpatrick; Strawberry Switchblade, 250,000 Love Hearts; Nick Laird-Clowes, Dream Academy, "The Tube"; Mark Stewart And The Maffia, "Hypnotised" / "The Veneer Of Democracy Starts To Fade"; King Kurt, "Billy" / "Back On The Dole"; Yngwie Malmsteen, "See The Light Tonight"; Steve Norman's leg operation; "The Book Of Beatle Lists", Bill Harry; Jean Michel Jarre, "Zoolookologie", Charlotte Rampling; "Legendary '60s bores The Doors"; Deep Purple; Nick Heyward, "Laura", Haircut 100; Paul Hardcastle, "19", Ian Dury & the Blockheads, Change, "Oh What A Feeling"; Simply Red, James Brown, "Money's Too Tight"; Paul Young, "Tomb Of Memories" / "Man In The Iron Mask"; Philip Lynott, Gary Moore, "Out In The Fields"; Thompson Twins, Tom Bailey, Nile Rodgers; Thomas Leer, "No. 1", "The Scale Of Ten"; "David Bowie: The Pitt Report", "Stevie Wonder: The Illustrated Discography", "Bob Marley: The Illustrated Discography"; Prince, "Paisley Park" / "She's Always In My Hair"; Izzy Royal,
"Coronation Street"; Nile Rodgers, "B-Movie Matinee", "Let's Go Out Tonight"; Howard Jones; Men At Work, "Two Hearts", "Everything I Need", Colin Hay; "The Breakfast Club"; Morgan McVey: Cameron McVey, Jamie Morgan; Al Corley, "Dynasty", "Square Rooms"; Billy Idol, "Vital Idol"; Steve Strange; Pink Industry, Jayne Casey, Ambrose Reynolds, "New Beginnings", Morrissey, "What I Wouldn't Give"; Tears For Fears, "Head Over Heels"; The Go-Gos split; Propaganda; "Massive", Smiley Culture, Barrington Levy, Aswad; 10,000 Maniacs, "Can't Ignore The Train"; Culture Club, Marilyn, Diana Ross, Boy George; Dead Or Alive, "In Too Deep", "Youthquake"; The Sensible Jerseys, "Right And Wrong"; Millie Jackson, Elton John, "Act Of War"
Single reviews (Maureen Rice): Money's Too Tight - Simply Red; Ways To Be Wicked - Lone Justice; If You Love Somebody Set Them Free - Sting; Vanity Kills - ABC; Life In One Day - Howard Jones; Tomb Of Memories - Paul Young; Pray For That Sunshine - Marilyn; Head Over Heels - Tears For Fears; I'm On Fire - Bruce Springsteen; Goodbye Bad Times - Phil Oakey and Giorgio Moroder; Loving You - Feargal Sharkey; A Bad Town - Big Sound Authority; Hot For Teacher - Van Halen; Everything I Need - Men At Work; Where Our Love Begins - David Grant; Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / Reasons To Be Cheerful / Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll / Wake up - Ian Dury And The Blockheads; Time After Time - Miles Davis; Johnny Come Home - Fine Young Cannibals; Can't Ignore The Train - 10,000 Maniacs
Album reviews (Simon Mills / Vici MacDonald / Paul Mathur / Linda Duff / William Shaw / Ian Cranna / Simon Braithwaite / Maureen Rice / Chris Heath / Tom Hibbert): When The Boys Meet The Girls - Sister Sledge; Cupid & Psyche 85 - Scritti Politti; The Rythmatist - Steward Copeland; No Rest For The Wicked - New Model Army; The Firstborn Is Dead - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; Crush - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark; The Lost Weekend - Monochrome Set; Del Amitri - Del Amitri; Fables Of Reconstruction - REM; Never Never Lan… - Joolz; Misplaced Childhood - Marillion; Katrina And The Waves - Katrina And The Waves
Nights Out: ZTT, "The Value Of Entertainment": Andrew Poppy, Art Of Noise, Anne Pigalle, Propaganda; Nik Kershaw
Other: Pop Stars' Heights

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