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Great book- well written and beautifully read

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-19

Yes, there are too many adjectives. And yes, there are one or two overly florid passages. On the whole, though, this book is remarkable for its warmth, it’s intimacy and it’s directness. Some really insightful moments too, on such things as how musical influences act on a band, the changing place of the press’s importance in pop music, and why the music scene is currently so sterile. Utterly, utterly recommended. Loved it.

Really, really bad

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-05-19

Horrible, self-regarding piece of writing. Next to nothing in terms of substantial information, loads of meandering subjective nonsense. And the narration: it would have helped if he'd checked how to pronounce names of people and places before recording it.

An all round disaster. Avoid.

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The real thing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-05-19

Just a joy from start to finish. Beautifully written and beautifully read. Moving and funny and memorable. I listened to it and went straight back and listened again.

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