As 1985 starts, Wham! are the cover stars of Smash Hits, who join them on tour, stating that their fans enjoy their gigs than people who go to see Duran Duran, Culture Club and Spandau Ballet.
As you open the magazine, there is a poster of Adam Ant.
In news, Smash Hits launches an Australian version, to compliment the American version, which is known as Star Hits.
Ian McCullough of Echo and the Bunnymen is interviewed, as the band takes a year off.
There are three pages dedicated to Alannah Currie’s life story so far. You know, her from Thompson Twins.
Smash Hits joins Wham! on tour in Edinburgh, and Andrew Ridgeley dresses up for the occasion by wearing a tartan suit.
Concert Reviews sees Smash Hits go to see UB40, Howard Jones and Cocteau Twins.