I’m sure many who hang out here would have received a copy from Santa, so I’d be interested to know what you think. For me, this was that difficult second album. Flawed, but still worth the pocket money.
I became familiar with Danny’s work through his All Day Breakfast Show podcasts, which I found enormously enjoyable and got me through some months of a commute that otherwise threatened to do for me, both physically and mentally. As with volume 1, some of the anecdotes were already familiar, although some weren’t. All are told with some panache – the Zappa and Dylan being for me great examples, but I do wonder about the process for deciding what went in to the book and what didn’t. I can’t help but recall a Baker and Kelly podcast where they talked with some amusement about how familiar they both were with stretching limited material gossamer thin on Radio 5 Live, and I get a sense something a little similar is happening here. Compare the limited insight we get into Chris Evans to the chapter long account of the exploits of DB’s dog Twizzle.
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