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Adventures Of A Waterboy by Mike Scott
Adventures Of A Waterboy by Mike Scott
4.0 out of 5 stars A journey of his own, 25 Dec 2013
This is a wonderfully written book. Unlike most rock autobiographies, Mike has an inspirational turn of phrase so reminiscent in his lyrics. Rain isn't just rain but some mythical experience bathing the Earth from Heaven, heralding the birth of a new life. Almost poetry.

Mike Scott has long attempted to impart a new age way of beliefs in his music. This is a central core to his music as he travels from Scotland to London to Ireland to New York and back again, discovering his life journey. What surprised me most was just how ruthless someone so interested in spirit and community Scott could be. Colleagues, band members and even close friends could be jettisoned at the drop… Read more
A Sea of Stars ~ Simon's Ghost
A Sea of Stars ~ Simon's Ghost
Following an accidental listening to `Blue Monday' by New Order on some chart radio show, Chris, Canadian-born and Scottish-bred, found that perhaps he wasn't the only one out there. After gorging himself on Factory Records, new wave music and Sarah Records, Chris began to feel that someone else saying almost what he meant to say wasn't quite the perfection he had hoped. With that, Chris bought his first Casiotone - an MT45, which was dated even then - and set about playing with no musical tuition. Not for him was learning someone else's tunes. Instead, the beginnings of songs that appeared on the first album began to take root.

All the songs from the first album, `A Sea of… Read more
Starscape Presents: PLANETFALL by Jason Quinn
The Deterrent dies, long die the Deterrent! It's Star Wars v Spider-Man in this origin issue. Guard Dogs - Cockchester's finest heroes! Imagine The Office meets The Batman. That's the Guard Dogs. The Lash fight for survival and to learn the secret of his creation in...Damage Circus!

A selection of original stories from Starscape comic, featuring Guard Dogs written by Jason Quinn (Spider-Man, Commando, Power Rangers), the Deterrent ('reminiscent of [Alan] Moore's Marvelman), the silly superheroine of Monosense Girl, futuristic droid wars in Damage Circus, plus sci-fi horror in the Hitcher by 2000AD's Gary Wilkinson.