A new tone of music memoir
Music; Teenage Kicks – My Life as an Undertone; By Mickey Bradley; Omnibus, £13.50
If you’re looking for a warts-and-all, in-depth, diligent diary-driven overview of the band’s glorious late-1970s/early 1980s heyday – and Bradley’s time in it – then you are strongly advised to move on.
If, on the other hand, you hanker for a personalised account which evokes a time and place that is now virtually non-existent, then Teenage Kicks hits the spot.
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