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Walls Come Tumbling Down: Daniel Rachel
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Winner Penderyn Music Book of the Year / Radio 2 Book Club choice

‘A triumphant oral history’   GUARDIAN

‘A colossal and brilliant book’  SHAUN KEEVENY, BBC 6 Music

‘A majestic work’ THE WIRE

‘A fabulous book’  JONATHAN ROSS , Radio 2 Arts Show

‘Daniel Rachel’s superlative oral history… a brilliant account of the period.’ Q

‘Brilliant insight’ MOJO

‘Glorious’  TRACEY THORN, New Statesman

‘…absorbing an intriguing….a well researched and passionate book.’ LOUDER THAN WAR

‘…an amazing oral history of a time when pop culture fought against the forces of darkness. ‘ BILLY BRAGG

‘…an important book, crammed full of photos & the real story of how a great number bands got together & actually did something to change things in the UK.’ CHALKIE DAVIES

Walls Come Tumbling Down: Daniel Rachel
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A Guardian and NME Book of the Year

‘‘This is without doubt the finest book I’ve ever read about songwriters and the songs they write. Fantastic, insightful interviews. I remember being interviewed for it at the time and thinking, “I wish all interviews were like this’  NOEL GALLAGHER

After all these years to be asked original was very impressive’ ROBIN GIBB

‘Really intelligent, clued up and musically astute’ WEEKEND SPORT

‘A fascinating book’ MIRANDA SAWYER, BBC Radio 4

‘Fascinating insights’ GUARDIAN

‘As fascinating  as his subjects’ NME

‘In depth, scholarly’ Q

‘An unmissable collection’  SONGWRITING

‘Absolutely fantastic’  JANICE LONG, BBC Radio 2

‘Revelations abound. This is a must for all songwriters and lovers of song’ PAUL ZOLLO, author Songwriters On Songwriting

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