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The Blue Monday Diaries: In The Studio With New Order – Michael Butterworth: Book Review"
The Blue Monday Diaries by Michael Butterworth 192 pages Published by Plexus Available now Eye-witness account of recording of seminal New Order album. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews Michael Butterworth, a prominent writer and publisher who once enlisted Geoffrey Robertson QC to overturn the ban placed on Lord Horror the book he co-wrote with […]
The Blues are Back in Town: Nick Fisk – book review"
The Blues are Back in Town by Nick Fisk (Parthian Books) Out Now The Blues are Back in Town describes a Fan’s eye view of the reality of modern-age football support. LTW’s Dave Jennings reviews. Football as it is and football as the genuine fan still sees it are not always the same thing. In […]
Andrew Matheson: Sick On You – book review"
Sick On You – Andrew Matheson (Ebury Press) Louder Than War’s Steve John reviews one of 2015’s best music books Hearing the song “Sick On You” on compilation I was struck by the snottiness of the lyrics but remember wondering that if the Hollywood Brats were Britain’s answer to the New York Dolls then the question […]
Daniel Taylor : I Believe In Miracles – Book Review"
I Believe In Miracles by Daniel Taylor Published by Headline Available now Guardian Chief Football Writer Daniel Taylor has written a companion book to Johnny Owen’s film which documents the remarkable period of success enjoyed by Nottingham Forest in the late 1970’s. In the lead up to Christmas, Manchester United Manager Louis Van Gaal stormed […]
Mike Wade: Mickey Jupp – Hole In My Pocket – book review"
Mike Wade: Mickey Jupp – Hole In My Pocket Biography on the legendary Southend musician Mickey Jupp that manages to treat its subject with great respect without becoming an hagiography. Louder Than War’s Craig Chaligne reviews Mickey Jupp, probably one of the UK’s best rock’n’roll singer and composer finally gets an overdue biography with this excellent […]