Bad Vibes: Britpop and My Part in Its Downfall by Luke Haines

By Luke Haines

Omit Blur/Oasis and funky Britannia. None of that really occurred. undesirable Vibes is the real tale of English Rock within the nineties. Written with wit, brio and no small volume of bile, Luke Haines recounts the way it felt to experience a wave of self-congratulatory luck in an international with out flavor. As frontman of The Auteurs, Haines tells of assisting Suede, conquering France, and failing to wreck the US. Of knuckle-headed musos , baffling excursions and a speedily unravelling own existence. And of what it's prefer to be at the cusp of big luck. humorous, sincere and ridiculously exciting, Luke Haines assaults someone inside of rifle variety, and is very happy to show the gun on himself. undesirable Vibes is an excellent memoir from a guy who tells it the way it used to be - and the way he needs it hadn't been.

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