[A] frothy celebration of the pop mag's Eighties heyday. Mrs Thatcher interview included! OBSERVER MUSIC MONTHLY [SMASH HITS] was bright, funny, irreverent and never afraid to ask important questions such as, "If you were a domestic appliance, what would it be?" This pick of the best bits presses all the right nostalgic buttons Q A fitting tribute to its surreal genius TIME OUT Rest assured there's THE BEST OF SMASH HITS to help jog your memory. And what a handsome volume it is, too: 200 pages of classic features, lovingly recreated with some sample song lyrics and pullout posters thrown in for good measure. Edited by Mark Frit Paul Burston, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
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Mark Frith is the former editor of Smash Hits and current editor of Heat magazine.