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(As things stand, I won't actually earn an extra penny from anything you buy on this page. But you might enjoy them anyway...)

BOOKS (as author)


Everything (A Book About Manic Street Preachers) - Simon Price (Virgin, 1999)
The classic, definitive, award-winning etc etc rock biography. "Book Of The Year", said NME, while The Guardian boldly went one step further with "Rock Book Of The Decade". Currently out of print, but copies are often available on Amazon here or eBay here.




BOOKS (as contributor)


There's Probably No God: The Atheist's Guide To Christmas - Various (Harper Collins, 2010)
All-star charity book (featuring Derren Brown, Charlie Brooker, Richard Dawkins, David Baddiel, Brian Cox and Simon Le Bon among many others), to which I contributed a chapter on Christmas pop. Available from Amazon here.



For The Record: Conversations With People Who Have Shaped The Way We Listen To Music - Various (Red Bull Music Academy, 2013)
A book in which prominent musicians interview each other (Martyn Ware meets Nile Rodgers, Adrian Sherwood meets Lee 'Scratch' Perry etc), to which I contributed an essay on Martyn Ware of Heaven 17/The Human League.  Available from Red Bull Music Academy here.



Power, Corruption And Pies Volume 2: The Best Writing From The Second Decade Of When Saturday Comes - Various (WSC Books, 2006)
Compilation of articles from football magazine When Saturday Comes, to which I contributed an article on Subbuteo. Currently out of print, but copies are often available from Amazon here.




Unknown Pleasures: Great Lost Albums Rediscovered - Various (IPC, 1995)
A book about underrated or forgotten albums, given away free with Melody Maker, to which I contributed a chapter on the album More Specials. Not officially published as a stand-alone book, but often available on Amazon here or eBay here.



Suede: The Biography - David Barnett (Andre Deutsch, 2004 and 2013)
Official Suede biography, to which I contributed very little at all besides a few preliminary interviews, but you should get it anyway because it's excellent. Available from Amazon here.




CDs (sleeve notes)


Manic Street Preachers - Generation Terrorists (Sony, 2012)
20th anniversary deluxe box set, to which I contributed an essay on the album in the booklet. Available from Amazon here.





Rachel Stamp - Now I'm Nailed To Your Bedroom Wall, I've Only Got Myself To Blame (Serena/Cargo, 2009)
Best-of compilation, to which I contributed sleeve notes. Available from Amazon here.




Saint Etienne - Tiger Bay reissue (Heavenly/Warner, 2004)
The band's reissued third album for the European market, to which I contributed sleeve notes. Available from Amazon Germany here.




Soft Cell - Soft Cell At The BBC (Strange Fruit, 2003)
Collection of live and session tracks, to which I contributed sleeve notes. Available from Amazon here.




Kim Wilde - Close
Classic album remastered, to which I contributed sleeve notes. Available from Amazon here.





DVDs (as interviewer)


The Human League - The Very Best Of  (Virgin, 2003)
Greatest Hits DVD, on which I conducted the band interview. Available from Amazon here.




Spear Of Destiny - Thirty Years And Counting (2013)
3-CD retrospective, on which I conducted a DVD interview with singer Kirk Brandon. Available from band website here.





TRACKS (as vocalist)


Orlando - "The Trouble With You" (Warner, 1997)
Interview track from the "Just For A Second" CD single, on which I ask questions. Also features Melody Maker's Taylor Parkes. (For clarity and to cut out the backing music, shift the balance to the right!). Single is deleted but copies are sometimes available from Amazon here, while the individual track is always available on mp3 here.



Saint Etienne - "Memo To Pricey" (Heavenly, 1992)
Track on the band's second album So Tough, in which I talk nonsense (credited as 'Man at bar'). Album is available on Amazon here, but the individual track is available on mp3 here.













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