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Visage: The Young Pretender

Interview by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 29 November 1980

STEVE STRANGE, chief of the new clan of the beautiful people has made a record. MARK COOPER talks to him about the concept ...

Visage: Stranger In Town

Interview by Betty Page, Sounds, 6 December 1980

THE MINUTE I walked in the joint, I could see he was a man of distinction, a real big spender... king of the nighttime jungle, ...

Visage: Visage (Polydor PD-1-6304); Simple Minds: Empires and Dance (Zoom SPART1140)

Review by Jim Green, Trouser Press, February 1981

BOTH THESE records explore the musical turf of brave new pop swathed in synthesizers and studio effects. Neither is quite a paradigm of such experimentation; ...

Blitz Night: Hurrah, New York NY

Live Review by Jim Green, Trouser Press, May 1981

ARE THE futurists a spin-off of the Star Trek fanatics? Nope, they're just the newest British cultists of individuality, using make-up and dress that amalgamates ...

…And Their British Guru, Steve Strange

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 27 July 1981

SOMETIMES, confides Steve Strange, weeks go by when he doesn't buy any clothes. ...

One Hump or Two: Steve Strange Walks a Mile For a Camel

Interview by Toby Goldstein, Creem, October 1981

STEVE STRANGE — fashion plate, leader of alternative dance band Visage and all-around creative British person — debarked from his rented camel in front of ...

Visage: The Anvil (Polydor)***

Review by Betty Page, Sounds, 27 March 1982

SO WHAT can I tell you that's new? As I write, Steven is welcoming guests to his super new Sunday Tea Dance club in Kensington. ...


Interview by Betty Page, Noise!, 24 June 1982

EVERY OTHER individual who burst forth from neo-legendary club The Blitz as aspiring popster or artist/designer/photographer has now almost been forgiven the cardinal sin of ...

Visage: Strange Ways

Interview by Maureen O'Grady, 19, November 1982

THE TALL white house in Notting Hill Gate had three doorbells. All, however, were nameless, not giving away any clues who lived there. ...

Visage: The Face of Punk '84

Interview by Betty Page, Record Mirror, 10 December 1983

"1983 FOR me has been a nightmare..." asserts Steve Strange, a presumably ashen visage hidden by a delicate ivory foundation and shocking pink lipstick. ...

The Midge Ure Story

Interview by Chris Heath, Smash Hits, 12 February 1986

He's had a hand in almost every type of pop group imaginable: he was number one in 1976 with "teenybop" group Slik, almost become singer ...

The Here And Now Tour: Many Happy Returns

Report and Interview by Pete Paphides, The Guardian, 8 March 2003

To some, the Here And Now Tour is a has-beens cabaret, to others it's a harmless trip down memory lane. Peter Paphides reports from the ...


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