Du Noyer's superb fully updated musical history of the 2008 Capital of Culture
Paul Du Noyer was born and raised in Liverpool and has been writing about music for over twenty years. His writing credentials include assistant editor of the NME, editor of Q and founding editor of MOJO. He was on the launch team for Heat and Word magazines and remains associate editor of the latter. His other books include a history of John Lennon's solo years, We All Shine On.
Superb -- Stephen Bayley * The Observer *
Masterful * GQ *
One of the best books ever written about the city * New Statesman *
A thrilling virtuoso piece of pop scholarship * Q *
Du Noyer's erudition and lightness of touch is a reward in itself... An essential addition to the shelves of every rock fan * MOJO *