The Creation Records Story

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

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Founded by Alan McGee in 1983, Creation Records achieved notoriety as the home of Primal Scream, the Jesus and Mary Chain and other anti-Establishment acts. During the Britpop boom of the mid-90s, the astonishing success of Oasis brought Creation fame on the world stage. In 1999, however, McGee announced his shock departure as his label's influence over a generation of British music came to a confusing and disappointing end. Containing interviews with Creation musicians, employees, supporters and detractors, this is the inside story of Creation Records - and of British music since the 1980s. It is written with the full co-operation censorship.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 795 pages
  • 128.8 x 193.5 x 60.2mm | 739.37g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • facsimiles, portraits
  • 0753506459
  • 9780753506455

About David Cavanagh

David Cavanagh is one of the most respected and talented rock writers in Britain. 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. He was also the chief researcher on the hit TV series Never Mind The Buzzcocks. His definitive account of the legendary Creation record label draws on three years extensive research, involving nearly 200 interviews with Alan McGee and other Creation luminaries.show more

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