Some Fantastic Place: My Life In and Out of Squeeze

Some Fantastic Place: My Life In and Out of Squeeze

by Chris Difford

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Overview

Longlisted for the Penderyn Music Book Prize

Over the course of a thirteen-album and multi-award-winning career with Squeeze, it was clear from the very beginning that Chris Difford has few peers when it comes to smart, pithy lyricism. In Some Fantastic Place, he charts his life from his childhood in south London to becoming a member of one of Britain's greatest bands and beyond. Along the way Chris reveals the inspiration and stories behind Squeeze's best-known songs, and his greatest highs and lows from over four decades of making music.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474605694
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 08/31/2017
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 879,273
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Born in Greenwich, London, Chris Difford has written lyrics for over forty years, most notably in partnership with Glenn Tilbrook for Squeeze. After the break-up of Squeeze in 1983, Difford continued writing songs with Glenn Tilbrook for artists such as Helen Shapiro, Billy Bremner and Elvis Costello. He has also written lyrics for music by many artists including Jools Holland, Elton John and Wet Wet Wet, has been the manager of Bryan Ferry and The Strypes, and released four solo albums. Difford also curated SONGS IN THE KEY OF LONDON, an evening of music dedicated to the capital at the Barbican Centre, London, in 2011 and 2014.

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