More About the Author
Paul Du Noyer's next book will be Conversations With McCartney, drawn from his interviews with the man over the past 35 years. Paul's writing career began on Britain's legendary music weekly the New Musical Express. He later joined the launch team of Q magazine, becoming its editor in the early 1990s. He was then the founding editor of Mojo magazine and later worked on the launches of Heat and The Word. Along the way his interviewees have ranged from Elvis Costello to Pavarotti, and Madonna to David Bowie. His first full-length book was We All Shine On, a study of John Lennon's solo years, later re-published as Working Class Hero. It was followed by Wondrous Place, about the popular music of his home town Liverpool. More recently there has been In The City: A Celebration Of London Music, and a biography of the cult Liverpool art band Deaf School. Du Noyer has edited, or been a contributor or consultant, on many other titles besides. You can find a full account of his work at pauldunoyer.com.