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Part news report, part social history, and part memoir, this book tells the story of a band from the wrong side of the tracks trying to stay afloat in an ever changing musical and social climate. At a rock gig in a Rhondda pub, the author discovered the band Midasuno—a gaggle of Merthyr kids with a ton of conviction and a penchant for neck breaking guitar riffs. In 2005, s ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Parthian Books
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Chris Westlake
Okay, I imagine I'm just a little biased with this review. A writer from Merthyr chronicling her journey with a Merthyr band? Okay, I imagine I'm more than a little biased with this review. Gives a great insight into a band before they make it, when they are just a little fish. This is very real stuff. Some great writing and very involving
Simon Thirsk
This is a lively and sometimes witty account of a young writer going from fan to biographer and then accompanying a small town pop band on the road, drink, fans and rows.
I found it an interesting read.
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