Jay Parmar

Helpful votes received on reviews: 65% (11 of 17)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,304,262 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 17
Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action ~ Franz Ferdinand
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, as always!, 26 Aug 2013
Again, with any good record, it grows after several listens. Absolutely gorgeous music, production, lyrics etc. agh just everything. Right Thoughts. Right Words. Right Action. Right Album.
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I love Joy Division. I'm probably one of the 'younger' fans of the band and sort of knew a general history of the whole affair, courtesy of general interest, YouTube documentaries and excellent films like Control. However, having just finished the book, I feel quite satisfied that the story of Joy Division doesn't have to be speculated much anymore. Today, they're given some sort of pretentious sort of status, but here, Hook brings together a definitive timeline, autobiography and biography of four Mancunian lads who just wanted to make it as a punk band. I definitely feel a lot closer (forgive the album reference) to Joy Division and had many laughs along the way. Very entertaining and… Read more
David Bowie by Jeff Hudson
David Bowie by Jeff Hudson
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Greatest Hit, 7 Dec 2010
I've just purchased this book - admittedly for the same price in Waterstones. I've been looking for some type of biographical resource with rare good quality photographs and pictures, Bowie being my favourite artist (I'm 19 by the way), and I have finally found it. Forget the rest of the biographies on Bowie, this great picture-book tells his story better than anything. Definitely a must for an avid fan or someone just getting started.