Music Magazine celebrates tenth birthday with a first for magazines
Music Magazine is marking its tenth birthday by becoming the first
magazine to use glitter on its cover.
title's November issue (on sale October 8) takes advantage of a
new process to print glitter - which doesn't come off on the reader's
fingers - on its silver cover. Inside the glittery cover there is
a bumper 148-page issue, looking back at a decade in music.
include a review of the top ten pieces written in the last ten years,
with Radiohead a surprising entrant. And, just as rock has found
a place in this special issue of the world's best-selling classical
music magazine, so Pete Waterman discusses pop's classical influences.
results of a BBC Music Magazine's first photography competition
- aimed at encouraging imaginative photography of music and musicians
- are revealed, with some stunning images.
Editor Helen Wallace: "All that glitters may not be gold -
it is actually silver in this case- but it seemed a fitting way
to mark our tenth birthday, which we also do by appraising a decade
in music with all the knowledge and authority for which BBC Music
Magazine has become renowned."
BBC Music Magazine is the world's best-selling monthly classical
music magazine, with a monthly circulation of 78,707 (ABC: Jan to
Dec 2001) and is published by BBC Magazines - a division of BBC
Worldwide Ltd, the main commercial arm of the BBC. BBC Worldwide
does not use licence fee income for its activities and re-invests
in public service programming. In 2001/2002 BBC Worldwide returned
£106 million to the BBC.