Thanks to all those who came, laughed, jeered, heckled at my Anoint My Head live London show at the Museum of comedy in November. I had too much fun. And special mention to Dominique the Ninja Landlord who was in the audience and didn’t mind my terrible impersonation. Plans to
For those who couldn’t make it to Edinburgh, you can now watch the show in the comfort of your underpants… You can either dip into the songs or watch the full monty below….. First off a very early Pointy Birds track for the completists (of which there are none). It’s
My Edinburgh show is getting some nice reviews… Firstly a 4 star review in the Daily Telegraph. Thank you Dominic Cavendish, you are clearly a journalist of supreme intellect, taste and sense of humour. “Carries the magnificent bravado of youth that will hold Generation X-ers and anyone nostalgically inclines in
Had a very enjoyable 15 minutes talking to Pete, the host of the fab Fifteen Minutes of Shame podcast. In a salubrious toilet setting in the Caves, Edinburgh, over G&T we talked about Anoint My Head, the Edinburgh show and the book and of course the band that inspired both things
The other day I found myself centre spread in the Daily Express. Today I find myself in Scottish Sun… Read full article here. And here is the Express splash… It seems the right-leaning tabloids are enjoying my shtick. I need a feature in The Observer to redress the balance.
You can now buy tickets in advance for my one man show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year right here It will run from August 4th to 28th. That’s about 25 shows in a row. Gulp. The show lasts for 52 minutes and may include some Pointy Bird songs. Plus a
Blimey that was fun. Thanks Tony Gleed for having me at your wonderful Rock n Roll book club which doubled up as a belated book launch for Anoint My Head, 18 months after publishing. You are a lovely, warm host and have fanned the flames of my rock ‘n’ roll
I had the pleasure of being a guest on Robert Elm’s fab Radio London show this week. I got to talk about the Pointy Birds, Ricky Gervais, Britpop and misfiling vinyl at Selectadisc. Plus, of course, my book Anoint My Head and forthcoming live shows. If you would like to
STOP PRESS! This date has been rescheduled to Thur 21 April. Tickets still valid for that date. Here’s the blurb… I am guest author at the Xmas Rock n Roll Book Club at The Dublin Castle in Camden on Thursday 21st April. Previous months have featured books on The Pogues,
The hardback edition of Anoint My Head – How I Failed To Make it as a Britpop Indie Rockstar is now available for purchase and rather lovely it is too. Plus, it will fit snugly into a Xmas stocking or make the birthday perfect gift so maybe buy one for all
The good people at Louder Than War Magazine have just reviewed Anoint My Head and they clearly know what they are talking about. ‘Anoint My Head is a great read which rips along at pace and would make an excellent dramatisation or comedy series.’ Couldn’t agree more. Please tell Netflix.
I can die happy. “If This Is Spinal Tap is the quintessential rock mockumentary, Anoint My Head is the closest you’ll get to that in book form.” Read full review here… Andy Macleod – Anoint My Head: How I Failed To Make It As A Britpop Indie Rock Star (Pointy Books)