Tag Archives: Nick Hornby

A truly independent spirit – the Badly Drawn Boy interview

Ahead of appearances at the Beat-Herder Festival in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley and Portmeirion’s Festival No.6 in North Wales, writewyattuk tackled Damon Gough – aka Badly Drawn Boy – on everything from Beck to Boney M and Bruce Springsteen.  Before I … Continue reading

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From boy to man and NME to Catching the sun – the Tony Parsons interview

Can it really be 36 years since Tony Parsons first burst on to the UK music scene as a writer with the NME, answering an advert calling for ‘hip, young gunslingers’? By that stage he already had his first novel … Continue reading

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