Saturday, December 6, 2014

December 6 - 19, 1984

Smash Hits, December 06, 1984

(click on the image to see the full issue)

Cover: Strawberry Switchblade
Centrespread: Annie Lennox
Back cover: David Bowie
Interviews: Culture Club; Slade; Nik Kershaw; Band Aid; Strawberry Switchblade; Bananarama; Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Lyrics: September Song - Ian McCulloch; Invisible - Alison Moyet; It Ain't Necessarily So - Bronski Beat; Tonight - David Bowie; Everything Must Change - Paul Young; We All Stand Together - Paul McCartney & the Chorus of Frogs; Fresh - Kool & the Gang; Riddle Me - UB40; Round And Round - Spandau Ballet; One Night In Bangkok - Murray Head; Do They Know It's Christmas?- Band Aid; Lay Your Hands On Me - Thompson Twins; Since Yesterday - Strawberry Switchblade; Private Dancer - Tina Turner; Who's That Girl - Flying Pickets; Love Light In Flight - Stevie Wonder; Where The Rose Is Sown - Big Country; Last Christmas - Wham!; The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Personal File: Steve Wright
Bitz: Michael Jackson; Other People: David Ball, Gini, Andy Astle, "Have A Nice Day"; "Now That's What I Call Music Four"; Dream Team, "Floy Joy", "Boy George"; Japan, "Exorcising Ghosts", "Life Without Buildings", "A Foreign Place"; "1984", Eurythmics, Dominic Muldowney, Michael Radford; Status Quo, "12 Gold Bars Volume 2", John Shearlaw, "Again And Again", "End Of The Road '84"; Nick Rhodes, "Interference"; Nik Kershaw, Thor, Half Pint Hog, Hogg, Sarah George; "Metropolis", Giorgio Moroder, Bonnie Tyler, Loverboy, Freddie Mercury, "Love Kills"; Flying Pickets, Eurythmics, "Who's That Girl?"; Kate Robbins, "You Don't Know How Lucky You Are", Kate Robbins, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre; "Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll", David Bowie, Sid Vicious, Hugh Cornwell; Gary Glitter, Kid Creole, Mick Jagger, Holly Johnson, Adam Ant, Simon Le Bon; New Model Army, Nigel Norton; Ultravox; The Great Rock 'N' Roll Sale, Spandau Ballet, Nik Kershaw, David Bowie; Aztec Camera, Sir Archie Price; Howard Jones, "The 12" Album"
Single reviews (Lesley White): The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood; Invisible - Alison Moyet; You Might Think - Cars; No Mercy - Stranglers; Where The Rose Is Sown - Big Country; Nowhere Fast - Meat Loaf; Shout - Tears For Fears; Riddle Me - UB40; Baby Love - Winston Reedy; Out Of My Reach - Echo Make; Last Christmas - Wham!; Round And Round - Spandau Ballet; The Anchor - Swans Way; Lay Your Hands On Me - Thompson Twins; So Near To Christmas - Alvin Stardust / Another Rock And Roll Christmas - Gary Glitter; Christmas Catalogue - Captain Sensible; Valotte - Julian Lennon; Trouble - Rod Stewart; The Touch - Kim Wilde; Love Light In Flight - Stevie Wonder; Tenderness Is A Weakness - Marc Almond

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