Hack at work
An ongoing attempt to gather together the sprawling strands of my life as a rock critic, occasional musician, underachieving author, part time broadcaster and full time ****-up. In the central aisle read my latest blogs, reviews, columns & interviews (mostly from the Daily Telegraph) and other random musings. Down below, find links, widgets & items of passing interest. Over on the right, I shall be tweeting like a virtual bird. Welcome to my world. And believe me, you are welcome to it ...
My memoir of life as a failed musician in the shadow of superstardom has now been made into very funny film. Elton John called it "the best book I have ever read about trying to make it in the music business'. Bono described it as "very funny, very moving." To find the truth behind the fictions, buy the book (with a new afterward) from the links below.
One of these men is not a musical legend (clue, he's talking over the shoulder of Bowie, Bono & Eno, backstage at Bowie gig, 2002. Kylie is out of picture)
Everybody's gotta go sometime
The Once & Future King