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Sigue Sigue Sputnik

Sigue Sigue Sputnik

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Sigue Sigue Sputnik (1985)

Interview by Julian Henry, Rock's Backpages Audio, 23 August 1985

In Part 1, Sigue Sigue founder Tony James talks about the influence of sic-fi movies like Blade Runner and Terminator etc.; the death of old rock clichés; using video and TV, and the mistakes of punk in general and his former Gen X bandmate Billy Idol in particular. In Part 2, Sputnik frontman Martin Degville on the band's style; his wigs; popular fashion, and how his former flatmate Boy George is too safe...

File format: mp3; in two parts, total file size: 57.9mb, total interview length: 1h 01' 01" sound quality: **

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Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Fuzzbox, Black Elvis 2000: National Ballroom, Kilburn, London

Live Review by Betty Page, Record Mirror, 5 April 1986

THERE'D BEEN rumours circulating all day that trouble was brewing. The police were outside, people were being searched on the way in... but I needn't ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Hope Against Hype

Interview by Mal Peachey, Time Out, 8 March 1989

Sigue Sigue Sputnik were the biggest hype of the '80s, their huge hairstyles and huger lies sweeping all before them — until the backlash. Mal ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Abbey Road Studio, London

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 4 January 1986


Sigue Sigue Sputnik

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 12 March 1986

"A lot of people are going to hate Sigue Sigue Sputnik," says their bass player and boss Tony James. "Because we're not into being miserable ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: This Band Needs No Introduction – They Write Their Own

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, February 1986


Sigue Sigue Sputnik: The Underworld, Croydon

Live Review by Julian Henry, Melody Maker, 17 August 1985

Space race ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Flaunt It

Review by John McCready, New Musical Express, 2 August 1986

AS STUPID as they are, the British public can take a joke if you give them a punchline to go with it. They bought Malcolm ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Reading

Live Review by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 15 March 1986

AHA! IT's the most reviled band in the world!Sigue Sigue Sputnik and Reading were not a marriage made in Heaven. When one is the subject ...

Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Starry-Eyed & Laughing

Report and Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 8 March 1986

YOU FIND yourself reading about them...It's been a long day, and it isn't over yet. The two juiciest members of Sigue Sigue Sputnik – pronounced ...

see also Generation X

see also Carbon/Silicon


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