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Now That’s What I Call Music 1988: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review “We’re The Smiths’ fans’ second favourite band.” (David Gedge) 1987 saw the demise of The Smiths and two months later, the release of The Wedding Present’s thrilling debut album George Best. February 1988: the guitar heroes from Leeds up … Continue reading

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Now That’s What I Call Music 1987: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review 30 years on and the music of 1987 looms large. Sitting beside me is the Super Deluxe Edition of Whitesnake’s self-titled album. Out for delivery: INXS – Kick (30th Anniversary Edition) while I’ve already gorged myself on boxes from … Continue reading

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Now That’s What I Call Music 1986: The Millennium Series (EMI / Virgin / Universal, 1999)

Review The Year Of The Tiger. A time to remember the following events: 8 January: Reagan freezes Libyan assets in the U.S. 20 February: Plans are announced for a new tunnel linking England and France. 20 March: Actor James Cagney … Continue reading

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