It was the era of the New Romantics, Blitz Kids and Gender Benders…
From the UK club scene came the likes of Boy George and Steve Strange, Fashion went wild with pirate shirts, kilts, glitter and makeup.
Huw Collingbourne was there – a writer for the ’80s music magazines such as ‘Number One’, ‘Kicks’ and ‘Flexipop!’, he interviewed all the stars of the day. In Neon 80s, many of those interviews are printed for the first time in decades. Whether you were there at the time or only know the period through its music, Neon 80s gives you a unique flavour of that luminous decade…
Neon 80s includes original interviews with: Steve Strange, Marilyn, Divine, Pete Burns, Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Depeche Mode, Limahl, Midge Ure, David Sylvian, Adam Ant, Toyah, Modern Romance, Matt Bianco, Heaven 17, Duran Duran, ABC, Thompson Twins and Kim Wilde.
Release date: 1 January 2007
Written by: Huw Collingbourne
Publisher: Dark Neon Publishing
Number of pages: 80