The original, long out of print, edition of this book first appeared in 2000. It has now been revised, updated and expanded for this comprehensive new publication, which features contributions from three of the four original members (Lol Crème chose not to participate), plus subsequent band members, managers, producers and collaborators – in fact just about everyone who has had any involvement with the band has their say. I had quite a liking for 10cc back in their seventies heyday, particularly the albums from Sheet Music to Deceptive Bends, and I wasn’t the only one – incredible as it may seem now, luminaries such as Charles Shaar Murray and Nick Kent sing the band praises in articles from the time. I’ve been playing the albums for the first time in many a long year in conjunction with reading this book, and there’s certainly some great songs there that have really lasted well, even if they were sometimes too clever for their own good. Okay, some pieces were a bit throwaway and haven’t aged that well, but there’s plenty of top quality material that still holds up today, much of which I’d quite forgotten about – in fact I’d » Continue Reading.