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  • Paperback
  • 300
  • Fried Justified
  • Mick Houghton
  • English
  • 09 August 2019
  • 9780571336821

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free read å eBook or Kindle ePUB ó Mick Houghton review Fried Justified Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Ified Ancients of Mu Mu KLF in all their guises Between them these three played a significant role in shaping the musical landscape of the eighties and nineties and as confidant and co conspirator Mick was with their chorus along the way carefully navigating the minefield of rivalries and contrasting fortunes It is Mick's indefatigable belief that it was always the music that came first and it is his knack of attracting so called difficult and troubled artists that makes Fried Justified such an amusing honest and insightful ta Mick Houghton is a PR person who seems to share some of my taste in music On top of that he s got stories to tell and knows how to put words next to each other to tell them The Mary Chain Wedding Present The Bunnymen Ramones Sonic Youth Julian Cope The KLF Houghton has worked his magic for all of them and has a wry anecdote about all of the above and One of those books that is impossible to put down once you start reading it Angel Evolution role in shaping the musical landscape of the eighties and nineties and as confidant and co conspirator Mick was with their chorus along the way carefully navigating the minefield of Walmart rivalries and contrasting fortunes It is Mick's indefatigable belief that it was always the music that came first and it is his knack of attracting so called difficult and troubled artists that makes Fried Justified such an amusing honest and insightful ta Mick Houghton is a PR person who seems to share some of my taste in music On top of that he s got stories to tell and knows how to put words next to each other to tell them The Mary Chain Wedding Present The Bunnymen Ramones Sonic Youth Julian Cope The KLF Houghton has worked his magic for all of them and has a wry anecdote about all of the above and One of those books that is impossible to put down once you start A History of Portuguese Economic Thought reading it

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free read å eBook or Kindle ePUB ó Mick Houghton review Fried Justified Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB We arrived in a fleet of white stretch limos at a clearing in a wood near Woking Here the K Foundation was exhibiting a million pounds in cash while Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty circled the perimeter in two orange Saracen armoured vehicles blasting out Abba's 'Money Money Money' The list of bands and artists Mick Houghton worked with in an illustrious career in the music business reads like a Who's Who of some of the greatest most influential and downright dysfunctional cult groups of the post punk era and beyond Ramones Talk Having spent 30 years in the trenches of the music industry and lovingappreciating most of the acts Houghton represented during his PR career I relished every word of this book It was particularly gratifying to see some of the eccentric artists I grew up admiring Julian Cope in particular portrayed in loving detail rather than just as cartoon characters Houghton clearly loves music that matters and the people who make it and that passion imbues this entertaining read throughout