Issue 173 - 17th July - 30th July 1985


17th July - 30th July 1985

Volume 7 - Number 15

Cover Photo - Syndication International

Price - 43p    Pages - 68

In This issue You Will Find:


Front Cover - Bod Geldof (Live Aid)

Centre Spread - Spandau Ballet

Page 53 Poster - Belouis Some

Back Cover - The Style Council








Phil Oakey (Human League)

Belouis Some

The Redskins



Lyrics By:

OMD - Secrets

Animal Nightlife - Love Is The Great Pretender

Feargal Sharkey - Loving You

Opus - Live Is Life

Denise Lasalle - My Toot Toot

Adam Ant - Vive Le Rock

Jaki Graham - Round And Round

Toyah - Soul Passing Through Soul

Phil Collins - Take Me Home

Conway Brothers - Turn It Up

Glen Fry - Smuggler's Blues

Billy Ocean - Mystery Lady 



Live Aid Special

Bucks Fizz Auditions

How Can Band Aid Feed The World

Schools For Afrika


China Crisis

Michael Des Barres

Nils Lofgren

Latin Quarter

Nick Beggs

Spear Of Destiny

Steve Strange


Tears For Fears

Andrew Ridgelely

Chewy Raccoon


400 Blows

Nik Kershaw

The Cure

Paul Young


Paul Weller

Mint Juleps

Jaki Graham and David Grant


David Bowie

Katherine Hamnett

Angus Young (AC/DC)

Phil Collins and Sting and Peter Gabriel and Helen Terry

The Blue Zone

Godley and Crème with Frankie Goes To Hollywood


Live Aid Gossip and Mutterings with

Tears For Fears


Julian Lennon


Phil Collins

Culture Club

Duran Duran

Paul McCartney

Bob Geldof

Noel Edmonds

Tommy Vance

Elton John and George Michael

David Bowie



Personel File:

Dave Vanian (The Damned)




Reviews Section:


Single Reviews - By William Shaw

The Cure – In Between Days

Colourbox – The Moon Is Blue

Go West – Goodbye Girl

Dolby’s Cube – May The Cube Be With You

Topper Headon – Drumming Man

AC/DC – Danger

Tina Turner – We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)

Nik Kershaw – Don Quixote

Adam Ant – Viva Le Rock

Debarge – Who’s Holding Donna Now

Phillip Bailey – Children Of The Ghetto

Loose Ends – Golden Years

Opposition – 5 Minutes

Mainframe – 5 Minutes

Madonna – Into The Groove

Weird Al Yankovic – Like A Surgeon

Phil Collins – Take Me Home

Prince – Raspberry Beret

The Dentists – Strawberry’s Are Growing In My Garden (and it’s Wintertime)



Album Reviews:

Aretha Franklin – Who’s Zoomin’ Who

Midnight Oil – Sails In The Sunset

Annie Whitehead – Mix Up







Concert Reviews

Dead Or Alive – Liverpool

Bruce Springsteen – Wembley London




Andrew Ridgeley

Sean Penn


Robert Palmer

Chaka Khan

Frederick Davis

Culture Club

David Bowie

Phil Collins


David Sylvian

Derek Forbes

George Michael

David Cassidy

Bruce Springsteen

Seiko Matsuda

Paul Young

Grace Jones

Shirlie Holliman and Martin Kemp

Style Council




Nick Kershaw – Don Quixote Single

Prince and the Revolution – Raspberry Beret Single

Billy Idol – White Wedding Single

OMD – Crush Album

Pointer Sisters – Dare Me Single

Kid Creole and the Coconuts – In Praise of Older Women and Other Crimes Album

The Quick – Down the Wire Single

Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days Single

Tina Turner – We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) Single

The Untouchables – I Spy For The FBI Single

Loose Ends – Golden Years Single and T-Shirt

Mai-Tai – Body and Soul Single

Madonna – Into the Groove Single

UB40 with Chrissie Hynde – I Got You Babe





Tom Hibbert – Phil Oakey (Human League)

Karen Kay – Bucks Fizz Audition

Dave Rimmer – Belouis Some


Photographer (Where Credited):

Syndication International – Live Aid

Andrew Catlin – Phil Oakey (Human League)

Paul Rider – The Redskins

Chalkie Davis – Francis Rossi (Status Quo)

Chalkie Davis – Sade

Chalkie Davis – Sting

Chalkie Davis – U2

Chalkie Davis – Elton John and George Michael

Sheila Rock – Nik Kershaw

Tom Sheehan – Paul Weller

Syndication International – Paul Young

People In Pictures – The Krew

Andrew Catlin – William Shaw

Andrew Catlin - Bob and Mike

Simon Potter – Linda

Eric Watson – Conway

Paul Rider – Spandau Ballet

Syndication International – Bucks Fizz Audition

Simon Potter – Bucks Fizz Audition

Steve Rapport – Bucks Fizz Audition

Paul Rider – Belouis Some

Steve Rapport – Bruce Springsteen Concert

Tom Sheehan – Style Council

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Issue 173 - 17th July - 30th July 1985


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