Interviews & reports 1981...and here for the artshow and school...reviewed (somewhat)...(updated 19-9-2003):

  1. Jim Green: Ultravox, in: Trouser Press January 1981. p. 7
  2. Mick Mercer: Ultravox, in: Zig Zag No. 109, January 1981 (great interview, if you can hold of it, it's well worth it I think!)
  3. Author?: Strange Tales, in: 22 January, 1981, p. 4-6 (included 24-8-2003) - great interview with Visage's "frontman", Steve Strange in this one!
  4. Paula Yates (in association with Ultravox): Dearth in Vienna, first published in Record Mirror 14 February 1981 - portrays the band in Vienna shooting their video of the same name...very funny and erratic to say the least!
  5. Mark Steels: Modern Classics, in: Trax No. 1, Feb. 11th - 17th, p. 24 - 25
  6. Steve Taylor Pale and Interesting Production, Eurovision, in: Smash Hits, February 19 - March 4, 1981, p. 4 - 6
  7. Paul Colbert: THE SECRET LIFE OF AN INTERIOR DECORATOR, Melody Maker, 7 March, 1981, pp. 9-10
  8. Annemarie den Daas: Wot doet in Wenen?, in: Hitkrant, 26 March, 1981, p. 20
  9. NEW!: Der Typ mit dem Nr.1-Hit "Fade to Grey". Steve Strange steckt hinter Visage, in: Bravo No. 14, 26 March, 1981, p. 56-57 (included 20-5-2003) - report includes pictures of Steve with Perry Lister of Hot Gossip-fame, would later be girl-friend of Billy Idol btw...and Billy'd write a song for her....("Sweet sixteen")
  10. Paul Evers: Ultravox. Een Kasteeelroman, in: Muziekkrant Oor, No. 7, 8 April, 1981, p. 14-16 (great cover!)
  11. Author?: Ultravox sahnen ab, in: Bravo, no. 15, 2 April, 1981, p. 22 (included 18-5-2003)
  12. Author?: Success in slow motion for Ultravox!, in: Look-in, 30 May, 1981, p. 2 (included 9-9-03)
  13. Paul Colbert: Tales from the Vienna woods, in: Melody Maker, 25 July, 1981, p. 37-38 (included 12-7-2003)
  14. Steve Taylor: Ultravox. Midge Ure (first part 1), Ultravox (part 2), in: The Face, June 14, 1981, p. 18-21
  15. Paul Morley: Change - it's back to 75, in: NME 20 June 1981 (that's a review of the Crystal Palace gig where Ultravox headlined), p. 48-49
  16. Author?: Sine of the Times. Ultravox, in: Record Mirror 20 June, 1981, p. 16-17, also brief interview with Rusty Egan in same feature (included 29 August, 2003)
  17. Author?: Steve Strange. Bei ihm ist immer Maskenball. Bravo stellt den Visage-Sänger vor, in: Bravo no. 28, 2 July, 1981, p. 38 (included 20-5-2003)
  18. Author(?), Sommer, Sonne, Supershows, in: Popcorn July(?) 1981
  19. Margit Rietti: Dafür gehen die Fans ins Wasser, in Bravo 16 July, 1981, p. 10
  20. Ian Birch: Ultrafile, lan Birch previews the new Ultravox album with the help of Midge Ure + Chris Cross.in: Smash Hits 3 September, 1981
  21. Gabriele Meierding: Ultravox - Midlife Crisis einer Band, in: Musik Express, September 1981
  22. Author?: Ultravox - Ultragood!, in: Jackie 19 September, 1981, p. 31 (included in list 20-5-2003)
  23. NEW! - Mike Nicholls: Cocktails in Eden, in: Record Mirror, 19 September, 1981, p. 20-21 (included in list 19-9-2003 - this interview came out 22 years ago to this date!)
  24. Annette van Trigt: Ultravox: "We maken gewoon muziek", in: Veronica, September 1981, number 36, pages 72-73 (included 20-5-2003)
  25. Rimmer: Ultravox Duet, in: New Sounds New Styles, October 1981, p.
  26. NEW! - Laurens van Houten(?): Ultravox verspeelt kans, in: Hitkrant, 15 October, 1981, p. 19
  27. Chris Birch: Ultravox, Rage'n'Bull, in: New Musical Express, 24 October, 1981, p. 22-23
  28. Author?, Vox Pop - Q&A, Sounds 31 October 1981, pp. 22-23
  29. Author(?), Der Drummer drückt nur noch aufs Knöpfchen, in: Bravo 19 November 1981, p. 80-81 (updated 26-5-03)
  30. Author(?), Im Rausch der Töne und Farben, Popcorn, November(?) 1981
  31. Federico Ballanti: Ultravox in Italia, Ce' Rabbia in Paradiso?, in: Ciao 2001, 6 December 1981, p. 10-14, has Ultravox on cover, great picture!
  32. Interviewer(?), Testament of Youth, Midge Ure talks about his poverty striken childhood in the slums of Glasgow, in: Flexipop, no. 5, 1981(?), p. 13
  33. Andy John: A year in the death, in: Flexipop no. 11, p. 10 (included 20-5-2003 - sorry, link removed 11-6-03)
  34. Author?: Midge Ure valt record aan, in: Muziek Express (Dutch magazine), p. 9 (added 18-5-2003) - apparently Midge Ure was the first Scot to get the cube in his hands (see the pic on cover of Noise magazine here) together properly and entered the Guinness Book of Records for it...nice ploy!
  35. Sally James: Ultravox, in: Almost Legendary: Pop interviews, London, 1981, p. 83-89