ZANG TUMMM TUMB ARTICLES “the first draft of history”

Malcolm McLaren is unhappy with Charisma Records, although he still has two albums to make for them.

The first is rumoured to be a collection of obscure ethnic folk music, collected by Mal on his travels.

The second is new material recorded without his presence in New York. Cheerleaders have been recorded, backing tracks mixed, even a video shot but no sign of McLaren. He got bored with Bow Wow Wow—could he be bored with his own career?


Awful Ozzy Osbourne wanted to do TOTP in full werewolf outfit last week and his company were actually going to fly over his personal wolverine make-up artist to stick in the fangs and glue on the chest beard. Luckily the Beeb decided that this might offend younger fans so the plan was scotched…

Cant imagine those naughty Frankie Goes To Hollywood lads being censored like that though. Their fab ‘Relax video features all sorts of gay goings on. Whispers fave bit is when Holly starts to wrestle with a cuddly tiger cub. This neat cat is the baby of the famous Esso Tiger. How sweet…