England's Hidden Reverse

England's Hidden Reverse : A Secret History of the Esoteric Underground

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Based on several years' worth of exclusive interviews and unprecedented access to all three bands' personal archives, this is the first, definitive, biography of Coil, Current 93 and Nurse With Wound. Together, the bands represent the real English underground in all its sexual, cultural and artistic variety. A shadowy scene whose work accents peculiarities of Englishness through the links and affinities they've forged with earlier generations of outsiders. The three groups have maintained a symbiotic, yet uneasy relationship with the mainstream of pop culture.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 40mm | 1,132g
  • Strange Attractor Press
  • Devizes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 113 color illus., 113 b&w illus.
  • 1907222170
  • 9781907222177
  • 40,335

About David Keenan

David Keenan is an author and critic based in Glasgow, Scotland. He has been a regular contributor to The Wire magazine for the past twenty years. His debut novel, This Is Memorial Device, was published by Faber in 2017.show more

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