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Classic Pop

Classic Pop is a bi-monthly magazine, published in the UK, specialising in the pop music of the 1980 and after, including New Wave, synth-pop, indie, ska and the New Romantics.

Beyoncé: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Kate Allen, Classic Pop, June 2013

The Mrs Carter Show rolls into town, but does the queen of pop justify the hype? The answer is yes and no. ...

Klaus Nomi

Retrospective by Kate Allen, Classic Pop, October 2013

Looking like a gothic kewpie doll and sounding like an operatic vocal virtuoso, Klaus Nomi was an unlikely New Wave icon. Thirty years after his ...

Bruno Mars: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Kate Allen, Classic Pop, January 2014

WITH BRUNO MARS having released two, noticeably short albums (both clock in at around 35 minutes each), I go into to tonight's gig worrying how ...

Robbie Williams: Swings Both Ways (Island) ****

Review by Kate Allen, Classic Pop, January 2014

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, 2001's Swing When You're Winning is Robbie Williams' best-selling album to date. Who knew? So with actually quite a lot to ...

Michael Jackson: Xscape (Epic) ***

Review by Kate Allen, Classic Pop, August 2014

FIVE YEARS after his passing, Michael Jackson already has his name to posthumous album #2. ...

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