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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 […]
Matteo Sedazzari: A Crafty Cigarette. Tales of A Teenage Mod – book review"
Matteo Sedazzari – A Crafty Cigarette. Tales of A Teenage Mod (Old Dog Books) Out now Jamie Havlin reviews a rites of passage novel about an aspiring young Mod growing up in Surrey suburbia during the late 70s and early 80s heyday of The Jam. A Crafty Cigarette is a short novel which comes across […]
Oasis and the Millennium Meltdown 1995 – 2000 : Where Did It All Go Wrong? – book review"
Oasis and the Millennium Meltdown 1995 – 2000 Where Did it All Go Wrong? Nick Amies Published by Lipps-Amies Publishing Out now Hardcore Oasis fans will find little new material in this book. Nick Amies states at the beginning that there is no band involvement and with the exception of Johnny Hopkins (their press […]