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Synthesizer Soul: Yazoo's Upstairs At Eric's 30 Years On

Synthesizer Soul: Yazoo's Upstairs At Eric's 30 Years On

On the 30th anniversary of its release, Vince Clarke tells John Freeman how Yazoo’s groundbreaking debut album was all about "the singing and the tunes"

admin August 23, 2012
Only You - The Story & End Of Yazoo

Only You - The Story & End Of Yazoo

In an extensive interview about the history of life before, during and after Yazoo, Alison Moyet explains why her forthcoming Roundhouse performance with Vince Clarke…

admin May 4, 2011
How We Met: Alison Moyet & Vince Clarke

How We Met: Alison Moyet & Vince Clarke

'Suddenly we were in a really successful band but we hadn't even ever gone for a pint'

admin June 8, 2008
Head2head: Yazoo

Head2head: Yazoo

Yazoo, the electro pioneers of 80s pop, re-unite after 25 years.

admin May 31, 2008
Yazoo: A duo to make the heart glow

Yazoo: A duo to make the heart glow

Tom Horan sees the influential synth-pop act Yazoo reunited in Copenhagen.

admin May 29, 2008
Love Resurrection

Love Resurrection

Yazoo: A Quarter of a century later, Mrs Alf & Mr Clarke are back in the touring business.

admin April 3, 2008
What's it all about, Alf?

What's it all about, Alf?

Alison Moyet has been part of the most successful group of the eighties in Yazoo, but it's made no difference whatsoever to her lifestyle. She still lives in her…

admin July 23, 1983
Both sides up!

Both sides up!

Hear Yazoo at their best and their decision to part seems more puzzling and more regrettable than ever. Review of 'You And Me Both' from New Musical Express, July…

admin July 9, 1983
Diary of a Somebody

Diary of a Somebody

Vince Clarke speaks for the first time about his split with Alf, the last Yazoo album and his future as a record company mogul! Interview: Paul Colbert. Pictures:…

admin June 25, 1983
What's it all about, Alfie?

What's it all about, Alfie?

As Alison and Vince prepare to go their separate ways, Don Watson searches through the fact, fantasy and fiction of Yazoo with an exclusive Alf interview.

admin May 28, 1983
Yaz Split

Yaz Split

Alf Moyet and Vince Clarke will in the future be working separately it was revealed this week. After 15 months together as Yazoo, the duo have decided to go their…

admin May 21, 1983
Yazoo (Kim magazine)

Yazoo (Kim magazine)

Interview with Vince and Alf of Yazoo from the English teenage magazine Kim, december 1982.

admin December 18, 1982
Yazoo: Worlds Apart

Yazoo: Worlds Apart

Alf and Vince probably "wouldn't be friends if we weren't working together". They often don't meet up 'til just before going on stage. Dave Rimmer finds out what…

admin December 9, 1982
Yazoo - The Synth Clowns

Yazoo - The Synth Clowns

The new "dream couple" of rock reminiscent of Laurel and Hardy.

admin December 2, 1982
Live review - London Dominium

Live review - London Dominium

In an age of pop glamour, there is something endearingly eccentric and homely about Yazoo. Vince Clarke (formerly the synthesizer expert in Depeche Mode) looks like…

admin November 23, 1982
V.C's Electronic Waffle - Questions & answers

V.C's Electronic Waffle - Questions & answers

This article was originally sent out by Yazoo Information Service, printed on three A4 pages. It was probably produced around november 1982. Q. What was the first…

admin November 20, 1982
Yazoo - Alf and Vince to you

Yazoo - Alf and Vince to you

Andy Hughes leaps into the dressing room to discover what makes the talented twosome of Alf and Vince known as Yazoo work so well - here are the details read on…

admin November 1, 1982
What's It All About Alfie?

What's It All About Alfie?

Johnny Waller goes upstairs and downstairs with Yazoo.

admin October 1, 1982
From Synth to Soul

From Synth to Soul

Mark Cooper finds the merger that is Yazoo a strangely odd mix.

admin September 25, 1982
A Perfect Marriage

A Perfect Marriage

Steely-eyed Paul Colbert negotiates the Sheffield Maze to come face-to-face with Yazoo. Pinhole camera: Master T. Sheehan.

admin September 25, 1982