Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues

Over at his blog, Jack Strange says: ‘The story itself is a can of worms into which the freakish cast is drawn willy nilly, through their different points of contact with a criminal family, a heist, a number of hits, and one or two murders that aren’t hits. But this book isn’t just about charactersContinue reading “Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues”

CLIP: Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill

Cold London Blues (CLB) is a blackly comic slice of pulp fiction (or Punk Fiction, if you fancy!) published by indie publisher Caffeine Nights Publishing.  CLB is a follow up to my book Guns Of Brixton (GOB) – a violent gangster romp, a sweary Ealing Comedy. With GOB, I used the titles of Clash songsContinue reading “CLIP: Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill”

Punk Fiction!

There has been a long and varied tradition of songwriters taking their song titles from books: Venus In Furs – The Velvet Underground, Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush, Lost Weekend – Lloyd Cole, 1984- David Bowie, Absolute Beginners- David Bowie. And, of course, it goes the other way too. My book Guns Of Brixton tookContinue reading “Punk Fiction!”

Out Now ! Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill

COLD LONDON BLUES is currently available to buy in the UK , the US and all around the world. The blurb: ‘A killer priest is on the rampage across London and an egotistical Hollywood action movie star is out for revenge when is his precious comic book collection is stolen.Meanwhile, gangster Marty Cook’s dreams of going legit swiftlyContinue reading “Out Now ! Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill”

A Song For Saturday: Born To Be A Rebel by Vic Godard and Subway Sect

A Song For Saturday is from the great VIC GODARD  … Here’s the blurb: ‘After the release of 1978 NOW in 2007 (a re-recording of Subway Sect’s ‘lost album’) recording and releasing Vic’s Northern Soul songs seemed a natural follow on. . . Initiated into the world of Northern Soul after Paul Myers passed onContinue reading “A Song For Saturday: Born To Be A Rebel by Vic Godard and Subway Sect”

Short, Sharp Interview: Vic Godard

PDB: Can you pitch your latest release in 25 words or less? Live and Rare Volume 1 is an extraordinary trawl through 35 years of the Subway Sect. Also forthcoming are a single on Edwyn Collins’ AED Records and a single with Mates Mates on Famelic Records [of Vic Catalonia] PDB: What music, books, filmsContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Vic Godard”