A new collection of pieces, covering 20 years of popular music, by one of the UK's pre-eminent rock journalists.
Barney Hoskyns was born in England in 1959 and began writing for the New Musical Express after leaving Oxford. He has since written for The Times, the New Statesman, Guardian, Spin, the Los Angeles Reader, Creem, Vogue, and many other publications. In 1987 his acclaimed study of Southern soul music, Say it One Time for the Brokenhearted, was published. He is also the author of Imp of the Perverse (a study of Prince), From a Whisper to a Scream- The Great Voices, and Beautiful Loser, about Montgomery Clift. Barney Hoskyns lives in London with his wife and two sons.