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Fried and Justified

February 21, 2019 | by danpapps

On 4 July Faber will publish Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98 by Mick Houghton, a candid frontline account of an illustrious twenty-year gonzo career as a publicist in the record business, featuring an introduction by Bill Drummond and new cover artwork by Jimmy Cauty. Ramones, Talking Heads, The Undertones, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Felt, Sonic Youth, The Wedding Present, Spiritualized, Elastica. The list of bands and artists Mick Houghton worked with reads like a Who’s Who of some of the greatest, most influential and downright dysfunctional cult groups of the post-punk era and beyond…

Billy Bragg

The Three Dimensions of Freedom

February 14, 2019 | by danpapps

‘If one meets a powerful person, ask them five questions: “What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it?…

The Awfully Big Adventure: Michael Jackson in the Afterlife

January 29, 2019 | by danpapps

On 4 April Faber will publish The Awfully Big Adventure: Michael Jackson in the Afterlife by revered writer, broadcaster, and cultural critic Paul Mor…

Shaun Ryder ‘Wrote for Luck’

January 24, 2019 | by danpapps

Faber is proud to announce Wrote For Luck, a collection of lyrics by the man the late, great Tony Wilson famously declared was “on a par with W.B Yeat…

Left to My Own Devices: A letterpress print for One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem

November 29, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

  We’re thrilled to be able to show off these beautiful letterpress prints that we’ve produced to celebrate the publication this month of Neil Te…

Neil Tennant’s One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem playlist

November 8, 2018 | by James Stone

  This month, we publish One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem, a collection of lyrics from Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys. Selected by Tennant himsel…

Adam Horovitz’s Danceteria playlist

October 11, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

The forthcoming Beastie Boys Book (published 30 October) features several mixtape playlists put together by band members Mike D and Adam Horovitz. One…

Then It Fell Apart

October 11, 2018 | by danpapps

What do you do when you realise you have everything you think you’ve ever wanted but still feel completely empty? What do you do when it all starts to…

THIS SEARING LIGHT, THE SUN AND EVERYTHING ELSE

September 21, 2018 | by danpapps

On 7 March 2019 (23 April 2019 USA) Faber Social will publish THIS SEARING LIGHT, THE SUN AND EVERYTHING ELSE by Jon Savage. Joy Division emerged in t…

Mars by 1980

Mars by 1980: A collective electronic music playlist

August 8, 2018 | by James Stone

This month we publish Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music by David Stubbs, author of Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany…

Announcing One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem by Neil Tennant

July 31, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

Faber are proud to announce One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem by Neil Tennant, to be published on 1 November 2018. Over a career that spans four decades a…

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