Issue 258 - 19th October - 1st November 1988


19th October - 1st November 1988

Volume Ten - Number 21


Cover Photo - Andrew Catlin

In This issue You Will Find:


Front Cover - Kylie Minogue

Page 3 Poster - Michael Hutchance (IXNS)

Centre Spread 1 - Brother Beyond

Centre Spread 2 - Pet Shop Boys

Back Cover - Advert





The Wee Papa Girl Rappers,


Kylie Minogue,

Shakespear's Sister,






Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)

Bobby McFerrin,

Clark Datchler,

Julian Cope,

The Darling Buds,

Bomb The Bass,

Perfect Day,

Bruno Brooks,

Level 42,

Kim Wilde,

Freddie Mercury,

Sam Fox,


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Lyrics By:


Luther Vandross - Any Love,

The Beatmasters featuring P.P. Arnold - Burn It Up,

Sabrina - All Of Me,

Enya - Orinoco Flow,

Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy,

Kylie Minogue - Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi / Made in Heaven,

D-Mob - We Call It Aciieed

Smash Hits Party '88 Lyric Booklet

Smash Hits released a Double Album containing various artists.  This issue also featured a Pull Out 16 page Booklet featuring the words to the songs on the album.  The list of songs are below.


Bros - When Will I Be Famous,

Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky,

Brother Beyond - The Harder I Try,

Climie Fisher - Love Changes (Everything),

Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back The Clock,

Erasure - Ship Of Fools,

Terrence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name,

Wet Wet Wet - Angle Eyes,

T'Pau - Valentine,

Rick Astley - My Arms Keep Missing You,

Hazel Dean - Who's Leaving Who,

5-Star - Another Weekend,

Jermaine Stewart - Say It Again,

Glen Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Live For You,

Salt 'N' Pepa - Push It,

Coldcut featuring Yazz and the Plastic Population - Docturin' The House,

S'Express - Theme from S'Express,

Nomb The Bas - Beat Dis,

Eric B and Rakim - I Know You Gor Soul,

Krush - House Arrest,

Jellybean featuring Adele Bertei - Just A Mirage,

Aztec Camera - Somewhere In My Heart,

Prefab Sprouts - The Kin Of Rock 'N' Roll,

Billy Idol - Hot In The City,

INXS - New Sensation,

The Primitives - Crash,

Danny Wilson,

Mary's Prayer,

The Proclaimers - Letter From America 




Personal File:





Reviews Section:



Single Reviews:  by Chris Heath


The Thompson Twins - In The Name Of Love '88,

Kylie Minogue - Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi / Made In Heaven,

INXS - Need You Tonight,

Barbera Streisand and Don Johnson - Till I Loved You,

Gloria Estafan and the Miami Sound Machine - 1 2 3,

Brother Beyond - He Ain't No Competition,

The Bangles - In My Room,

Yazz - Stand Up For Your Love Rights,

Art Of Noise with Tom Jones - Kiss,

Spagna - I Wanna Be Your Wife,

Sakespear's Sister - Break My Heart,

Cameo - You Make Me Work




Album Reviews:

Duran Duran - Big Thing

Pet Shop Boys - Introspective

Freddie Mercury and Monsserrat Caballe - Barcelona,

U2 - Rattle and Hum,

Marc Almond - The Stars We Are



Concert Review: 

Big Country - Moscow,

The Dirty Dancing Tour - Newcastle,

Jean-Michael Jarre - London Docklands





Film Review: 

A Fish Called Wanda,


The Fruit Machine,

The House On Carroll Street



Video Review:


Princess Bride,

Someone To Watch Over Me,

My Life As A Dog



Book Review:

Pet Shop Boys - Annually




Fact Box - Number 22

David White (Brother Beyond)


Fact Box - Number 23

Nathen Moore (Brother Beyond)


Fact Box 24 

Carl Fysh (Brother Beyond)


Fact Box 25

Steve Alexander (Brother Beyond)





Level 42 - Take A Look Single,

Human League - Love Is All That Matters Single,

U2 - Rattle and Hum Album,

Samantha Fox - Love House Single,

Waterfrlont - Cry Single,

Westworld - Everything Good Is Bad Single,

Bamb The Bass - Into The Dragon Album,

Pet Shop Boys - Introspective Album,

Boy George - Don't Cry Single,

Reid - One Way Out Single,

Tanita Tikaram - Twist In My Sobriety Single,

Yazz - Stand Up For Your Love Rights Single,

Black - Comedy Album,

Cameo - You Make Me Work Single,

Donny Osmond - If It's Love That You Want Single,

Mica Paris - Breathe Life Into Me Single,

Duran Duran - Big Thing Album,

The Christians - Harvest For The World Single,

The Pasadenas - To Whom It May Concern Album,

Heart - Nothin' At All Single,

Jane Wiedlin - Inside A Dream Single,

The Art Of Noise featuring Tom Jones - Kiss Single



Morten Harket (A-Ha), Matt Goss (Bros), Terrence Trent D'Arby,

Madonna, Belinda Carlisle, S'Express, U2, Bananarama




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