"The godfather of British performance poetry" (Daily Telegraph
"Smart, rude and angry" (Simon Hattenstone Guardian
"There are a legion of new young poets who rightly pay homage to Cooper Clarke" (Julian Hall Independent
"A poet who writes about darkness and decay but makes people laugh, a human cartoon, a gentleman punk, a man who has stayed exactly the same for thirty years but never grown stale. John Cooper Clarke is an original" (Claire Smith Scotsman
Reissued for the first time in over 25 years, the Bard of Salford is back in this seminal work of punk poetry.