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JUNE / JULY ORION NON-FICTION

Neil Taylor The Rough Trade Story Document and Eyewitness

Rob Young (editor) Scott Walker Collected Pieces

Definitive volume on the world’s greatest independent record label Rough Trade is practically a byword for independent music over the last thirty years. This is the story of a phenomenally influential record label told through the voices of Geoff Travis, Jarvis Cocker, Robert Wyatt, Green Gartside and many more. From the early records of Cabaret Voltaire, through to groundbreaking releases by The Fall, on to the rebirth of Rough Trade early this century, this will be the definitive account for any music fan. Neil Taylor worked for the NME during the mid-1980s and has recently worked in publishing. He lives in Winchester, Hampshire.

Music Cased June £20.00 384pp 234 x 153mm 8pp colour photos; integrated b/w photos 978 0 7528 5358 1 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion

Collection of pieces on an enigmatic genius Scott Walker has travelled from teen idol to the outer limits of music. From ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Any More’ reaching No.1 through to recordings of meat being punched on his last album, The Drift, he somehow seems to have established a passionate and committed fan base. This collection, put together by Rob Young of The Wire magazine, features previously published articles and newly commissioned pieces, drawn from the orbit of The Wire and beyond. Featured writers include the likes of Bob Stanley and Ian Penman. Rob Young is a former editor of The Wire magazine. He lives in London.

Music Cased July £18.99 224pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 0273 1 Markets: W orld USA, T ranslation & Serial: Orion

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