• "One of the most insightful and purely readable books on pop music I think I have ever encountered"

    Marcus Berkmann, Daily Mail
  • "An unequivocal pleasure and highly recommended"

    Marcus Berkmann, Daily Mail
  • "The blend of research and conjecture is impressive"

    Will Hodgkinson, The Times
  • "Maconie succeeds in being at once elegant and approachable, definititive but also self-deprecating"

  • "A fine writer: sharp, funny, tender and thoughtful"