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The Creation Records Story: My Magpie Eyes are Hungry for the Prize

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Spends much of its length discussing the lesser-known (and infinitely more interesting) early years of the label (The Loft for the win! The story of indie, told through the prism of Creation Records, gathered from many interviews with the musicians, scenesters, journalists and fans who were there on the way through. The Creation Records Story: My Magpie Eyes are Hungry for the Prize was origi- nally published to wide critical-acclaim in 2001. On the flip side, Kevin Shields and My Bloody Valentine are treated almost with disdain by the author.

But he did say another woman had subsequently contacted him to say she had also been swooped in the same area.Throughout, Cavanagh's wry, unsensational tone imposes much-needed perspective upon the mania that informed Creation's mission to wreak pop-art havoc upon the music establishment. Since then he has developed - and shaken - a spectular drug habit, suffered a nervous breakdown, become a millionaire and, famously, visited 10 Downing Street.

Most obvious of these was the souring of Creation's always problematic relationship with its prized asset Oasis, but the book's gestation also coincided with the British music industry's slide into recession and McGee's disillusionment with what his company - and by definition he himself - had become. Faber Members get access to live and online author events and receive regular e-newsletters with book previews, promotional offers, articles and quizzes. Out of print for many years and regarded as one of the greatest music books ever written, My Magpie Eyes are Hungry for the Prize: The Creation Records Story is the definitive account of the iconic British record label, republished for the label’s 40th anniversary. Last year a Sydney council was forced to defend its decision to shoot a swooping magpie, which it said was “not taken lightly”.After that Super Furry Animals were signed and then one bad choice after another until the label folded into 2000. Etsy’s 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centres that host Etsy. how Creation Records suddenly pulled-out its funding for their North American tour which the band paid for themselves (albeit in a much smaller/fewer city tour- where they were absolutely amazing in case you missed it) this book was still fascinating esp. Out of print for many years and regarded as one of the greatest music books ever written, My Magpie Eyes are Hungry for the Prize: The Creation Records Story is the definitive account of the iconic British record label, re- published for the label's 40th anniversary.

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Minus 1 star for not adding 'your door shines like gold from 'alive in the living room' comp, not giving any info on the live tracks, or the radio session (i had to look it up in ken gardners 'in session tonight' book). Working for magazines like Q, Select, Sound and Mojo, he has proven himself a journalist of rare insight, style and integrity and conducted a huge number of entertaining and memorable interviews. Aquest lloc web rastreja l’activitat que s’hi esdevé, la qual és emprada per diversos serveis amb finalitats publicitàries. Containing interviews with Creation musicians, employees, supporters and detractors, this is the inside story of Creation Records - and of British music since the 1980s.

An exhaustive, incredible telling of the history of Creation Records (and through it, much of the British indie scene).

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