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Piccadilly Bongo [With CD (Audio)]

3.73  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 111 pages
Published November 28th 2010 by Enitharmon Press (first published August 2010)
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Sato
Nov 11, 2011 Sato rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All Marc Almond fans
Shelves: english-books, poerty
I bought this book primarily for the accompanying CD - Soho songs by Marc Almond - and I absolutely love that recording. Marc's voice sounds live and realistic, really captivating. The CD contains a couple of new songs, as well as some acoustic versions of those Soft Cell and Mambas tracks, spiced with his current maturity. As a bigger fan of Marc of today (I didn't know him in the 80s/90s), I love these re-recorded versions much much much more than the originals.

Marc also wrote the preface to t
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Simon
Dec 03, 2012 Simon rated it really liked it
Back when I used to spend lots of time talking with Jeremy Reed about the Velvet Underground and other similar music he was the only friend I had who could make my mum wash her hands after talking to him on the phone his voice just had an effect on her.
It's been a while since I read any of Jeremy's books and I have to say Picadilly Bongoes is the most accessible one I've read since By The Fisheries.
But that's because it's real rock & Roll tales from the edges and depths of Soho, dripping wi
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Jun 08, 2014 Aaron Badgley rated it liked it
Let's be honest, I bought this for the Maarc Almond CD. Although this style of poetry is not my cup of tea, it is well written and certainly heartfelt.
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