By Michael Odell
'One of the simplest tune books ever written, simply because Michael Odell is aware tune isn't really in regards to the musicians – it’s approximately what it does to the listener, whether what it does finally ends up being absolutely disastrous. It’s unhappy, humorous, attention-grabbing and wise.' Michael Hann, former mother or father song editor
‘Hilarious and disarmingly sincere; a trip into the neurosis of rock repute, yet via doorways you don’t expect.’ Rachel Joyce, writer of The not likely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
A story of loving, dwelling and surviving rock music
Michael Odell is a rock song author who takes his accountability as cultural gatekeeper heavily; he asks rock stars the forbidden inquiries to detect even if they’re important of readers’ admiration.
But after interviewing Mick Jagger and Keith Richards – of the ‘Big Six’ icons – Michael is depressed. He has a public meltdown whereas chaperoning Oasis at an awards rite; he’s misplaced pleasure in his toilet jam-packed with rock’n’roll memorabilia; and his younger son is in difficulty in class for emulating rock big name behaviour.
Reluctantly Michael consults Mrs Henckel, a no-nonsense therapist with 0 adventure of popular culture. As Michael addresses his emotions concerning the prior, specifically his failed teenage band, psychological Elf, he’s compelled to confront the query: is it ultimately time to develop up and fail to remember rock’n’roll?
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Rock Bottom: A Music Writer's Journey into Madness by Michael Odell