Memoirs of a music addict

Tim Burgess is the lead singer of British band the Charlatans

7th August, 2016
Tim Burgess: an absorbing read from a Madchester luminary

Music; Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco; By Tim Burgess; Faber, €20

Tim Burgess is the lead singer of British band the Charlatans, and prior to the publication of his 2012 memoir, Telling Stories, you might not have held out much hope for him as a writer.

Burgess has, let us say, enjoyed certain hedonistic aspects of the rock’n’roll lifestyle to the full, and because of this, expectations for memory recall, let alone...

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