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Blitz was a monthly media, fashion & pop culture magazine, founded in 1980, and published in the UK. It closed in 1991.

Scritti Politti: Green: The Word Boy

Interview by Paul Mathur, Blitz, June 1985

The Barest Of OutlinesScritti Politti. The Italian for political writing, you could say, a political music group. Or you could say, cack, my Scritti just ...

Gil Scott-Heron: Strange Days

Interview by William Shaw, Blitz, July 1985

GIL SCOTT-HERON'S six-year-old daughter has this phrase she likes to use. She stares and points and says; "Look Daddy! How strange."  ...

Prince: Under The Cherry Moon

Film/DVD/TV Review by Bruce Dessau, Blitz, September 1986

THE PRINCELY PROCEEDINGS commence with a scene of such steamily symbolic eroticism you almost expect the censor's stamp to come crashing through the screen. ...

Yello & Gold

Interview by Paul Mathur, Blitz, September 1986

There is more to Dieter Meier, the conceptual half of Yello,than meets the eye. Former professional gambler, member of the Swiss National Golf Team, expert ...

Lloyd Cole: Lloyd's Return

Interview by Paul Mathur, Blitz, January 1987

Paul Mathur talks to LLOYD COLE, who is about to return from his self-imposed exile with a brace of new songs. ...

Cliff Richard: The World According to Cliff

Interview by Jon Wilde, Blitz, September 1987

EXACTLY THIRTY YEARS AGO, Harry Rodger Webb was stripped of his prefect's badge for playing truant from school and going to a cinema in Edmonton ...

Morrissey: Wilde Child

Interview by Paul Morley, Blitz, April 1988

Paul Morley interviews Morrissey, whose first solo album, Viva Hate, is released this month. ...

Big Audio Dynamite, The Clash: Big Audio Dynamite: It's Only Rock 'n' Roll...

Interview by William Shaw, Blitz, July 1988

...but Mick Jones likes it. Jones has an old-fashioned attitude towards music which began long before his days as guitar hero with The Clash. His current band, Big Audio Dynamite, release ...

Al Green: God Is Love

Interview by Jon Wilde, Blitz, September 1988

Al Green believes in the power of love. But most of all, he believes in the power of God. ...

Roy Orbison: The Big O

Retrospective and Interview by Jon Wilde, Blitz, February 1989

Roy Orbison's death in December 1988 brought an abrupt end to the career of one rock's most enduring and extraordinary performers. Just over eighteen months ...

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