Saturday March 28, 2020

How pop rocked the ages

Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story Of Modern Pop by Bob Stanley. Faber & Faber, €25.20. Reviewed by Jonathan O'Brien.

12th October, 2013
Steely Dan: adored by millions -- but not by Bob Stanley.

Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story Of Modern Pop

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Unless I missed something very brief, Saint Etienne are not mentioned once in Yeah Yeah Yeah's 800 or so pages. There's basic modesty, then there's downplaying your own role in the story, and then there's writing yourself out of it entirely.

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