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Description - Rock Bottom by Michael O'Dell

Michael Odell is a rock music writer who takes his responsibility as cultural gatekeeper seriously; he asks rock stars the forbidden questions to discover whether they're worthy of readers' admiration.

But after interviewing Mick Jagger and Keith Richards - two of the 'Big Six' icons - Michael is depressed. He has a public meltdown while chaperoning Oasis at an awards ceremony; he's lost joy in his bathroom full of rock'n'roll memorabilia; and his young son is in trouble at school for emulating rock star behaviour.

Reluctantly Michael consults Mrs Henckel, a no-nonsense therapist with zero experience of pop culture. As Michael addresses his feelings about the past, in particular his failed teenage band, Mental Elf, he's forced to confront the question: is it finally time to grow up and forget rock'n'roll?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781785782220
ISBN-10: 1785782223
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Icon Books Ltd
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael O'Dell

Michael Odell is a former contributing editor to Q magazine and has written about music for NME, the Guardian, the Independent and Spin, among others. Currently he does interviews and writes on family matters for The Times. He lives in Bristol.

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