- Gary Numan on the cover of Smash Hits as Tubeway Army's Are "Friends" Electric has just gone to no. 1 in the UK.
Features: Gary Numan/Tubeway Army 'Future Shock', Eddie Grant, Chas n Dave,
Lyrics: Sunday Girl, At Home He's a Tourist, Babylon's Burning, One Rule For You, Old Siam Sir, Go West,
Singles: Can't Stand Losing You, Playground Twist, Good Times.
Albums: Looking for San Tropez (Telex), Duty Now for the future (Devo), Night Owl, Three Imaginary Boys, Back to the Egg
Live: Simple Minds, Wire, Members,
Centrespread: The Skids
Back cover: Phil Lynot
Top of the Pops
Presented by Peter Powell. Tubeway Army's first of four weeks at no. 1.
(24) Sex Pistols – C’mon Everybody (and charts)
(3) Squeeze– Up The Junction
(19) Lene Lovich – Say When (video)
(26) THOM PACE – Maybe
(5) QUANTUM JUMP – The Lone Ranger (rpt.)
(23) JANET KAY – Silly Games
(29) THIN LIZZY – Do Anything You Want To (video)
(37) U.K. SUBS – Stranglehold
(10) Gerry Rafferty – Night Owl (video)
(36) BONNIE TYLER – Married Men
(20) CHAS & DAVE – Gertcha
(30) SLICK – Space Bass (and credits)