Category Archives: Smash Hits

Smash Hits Summer ’99 (Virgin, 1999)

Review Smash Hits Summer ’99 sees another change in design – four unknown heads across the front and back pages of the booklet with an advert for the magazine inside. “We can’t wait to get hold of Smash Hits every … Continue reading

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Smash Hits ’99 (Virgin, 1998)

Review The artwork for Smash Hits ’99 is broadly similar to Smash Hits Summer ’98 with multi-coloured square image and the customary exclamation mark. Designed by Department X but no sign of Peter Wyngarde. There’s 24 tiny artist thumbnails on … Continue reading

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Smash Hits Summer ’98 (Virgin, 1998)

Review The minimal design of the Smash Hits compilation franchise continued with the Summer ’98 edition. This one had a rainbow, almost Balearic effect with six artist photographs on the back inlay. Concept and compilation by Ashley Abram for Box … Continue reading

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