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Daniel Rachel - Author of Don't Look Back in Ange‪r‬ Back to BritPop Listen on Apple Podcasts This week award winning author Daniel Rachel joins me too talk about his book Don't Look Back in Anger: The rise and fall of Cool Britannia told by those who were there. It's recently been re-released in paperback and extremely [...]

By |2021-04-01T09:33:26+01:00April 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Paperback publication of Don’t Look Back In Anger

  An A grade, A list oral history… through this shifting, twisted narrative, Rachel creates a potent record’ The Sunday Times DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER  The Rise & Fall of Cool Britannia Told by Those Who Were There By Daniel Rachel  Published in paperback by Trapeze opriced £10.99  ‘A rollicking read… a tale of [...]

By |2021-03-18T15:32:50+00:00March 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Independent feature: Jarvis v Jacko

Jarvis v Jacko: Why the Pulp singer’s stage invasion at The Brits remains a defining Britpop moment Leaping on stage to mock Michael Jackson’s ‘messianic’ performance of ‘Earth Song’ saw Cocker taken to a police station and excited a tabloid frenzy. Looking back it seems more significant than Blur v Oasis, says Ed Power Thursday 18 [...]

By |2021-03-10T09:19:14+00:00March 10th, 2021|News|0 Comments

David Bowie: Icon

The Definitive Photographic Collection, Due September 28th! A stunning new, 356 page book, edited by Iconic Images, introduction by George Underwood. Picture editor and text editor: Daniel Rachel David Bowie: Icon gathers the greatest photographs of one of the greatest stars in history, into a single, luxurious volume. The result is the most important anthology [...]

By |2020-09-17T15:27:05+01:00September 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Word In Your Attic Special

Daniel Rachel: kick-started by the Beatles on quarter-inch tape Author and friend of the pod Daniel Rachel on his upcoming 2-Tone book, the Stones in the Czechoslovakia, how Lee Mavers cooks sausages, nicking albums, a photo that links the Wailers, Clapton and Enoch Powell, why Brummie crowds are the hardest to please, doing the Nutty [...]

By |2020-09-04T15:59:09+01:00July 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Paperback publication of Don’t Look Back in Anger March 2021

A METRO & EVENING STANDARD BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A grade, A list oral history... SUNDAY TIMES (MUST READ) 'A rollicking read…. MAIL ON SUNDAY Tony Blair, Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn, Tracey Emin, Irvine Welsh and an abundance of other contributors unite in this ambitious oral narrative charting the epic highs and crashing lows of [...]

By |2020-09-04T15:57:18+01:00June 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Book of the Year: Evening Standard and Metro

Don’t Look Back in Anger has been named A Book of the Year by the Evening Standard and Metro. Reviewing the book in the Evening Standard.,  Nick Curtis wrote, ‘Daniel Rachel’s oral history of Cool Britannia made me miss the honest vulgar excess of the 90s: Oasis, Blur, Blair, TFI Friday, Girl Power & Trainspotting. It [...]

By |2019-12-06T14:12:15+00:00December 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

An Evening Standard Book of the Year

Don't Look Back in Anger has been named as a Book of the Year by the Evening Standard. Reviewing the book,  Nick Curtis wrote, 'Daniel Rachel’s oral history of Cool Britannia made me miss the honest vulgar excess of the 90s: Oasis, Blur, Blair, TFI Friday, Girl Power & Trainspotting. It almost looks like a [...]

By |2019-11-27T15:58:48+00:00November 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Tony Blair reading Don’t Look Back in Anger

I very much enjoyed reminiscing with Daniel Rachel about the 90s and the extraordinarily rich and diverse period for British culture. The political landscape was also interesting as I recall! Congratulations Daniel on a great book -Tony Blair. Tony Blair Institute @InstituteGC

By |2019-10-04T15:40:53+01:00October 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BBC RADIO 4 Start the Week

Challenging conventions  Antony Gormley talks to Tom Sutcliffe about his forthcoming major show at the Royal Academy. The sculptor returns to his enduring interest in the inner dark space of the body and the body’s relation to its surroundings. As well as the famous casts of this own figure, seawater and clay fill one gallery, [...]

By |2019-10-01T14:21:32+01:00October 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Word In Your Ear podcast

'We guarantee, this will change the way you think about the era you lived through.' David Hepworth 'Such a good speaker - precise and thoughtful and funny -  and full of great theories and stories. Daniel's got an enviable knack of being able to explain really complicated analysis very clearly. It's so original to read [...]

By |2019-09-16T14:19:46+01:00September 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

New Statesman – ‘Moreishly readable’

BYJOHN NIVEN Viva forever: Geri Halliwell’s Union Jack dress came to epitomise the optimistic Nineties It was a time when we chose life. When football was coming home. When a new day was dawning, was it not? When we Thanked Fuck It Was Friday. When Superstar DJs, uh, there they went. And a zigga zig [...]

By |2019-09-06T13:40:43+01:00September 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Observer / Guardian Book of the Week

Don’t Look Back in Anger review – talking about cool Britannia Daniel Rachel’s entertaining oral history of the 1990s, featuring everyone from Tony Blair to Tracey Emin Kitty Empire @kittyempire666 Mon 26 Aug 2019 07.00 BST  Tony Blair meets Noel Gallagher in 1997, watched by Alan McGee of Creation Records, far right. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA With isolationism on [...]

By |2019-08-29T12:46:10+01:00August 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Sunday Times stunning review

BRITAIN Don’t Look Back in Anger by Daniel Rachel review — the fallacy of Cool Britannia An evocative oral history of the 1990s charts the rapid rise and grotesque fall of Britpop. Review by Victoria Segal Working the red, white and blue: the Spice Girls in 1997RAY BURMISTON/GETTY IMAGES The Sunday Times, August 25 2019, 12:01am A preserved shark, a Spice [...]

By |2019-08-25T15:38:12+01:00August 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ranking Roger memoir rave reviews

There have been some wonderful reviews of I Just Can't Stop It: My Life in the Beat co-written with Daniel Rachel. Read the best of them below: '...extremely poignant.' MOJO 'Energy abounds'  UNCUT 'A fitting document of a great British band' RECORD COLLECTOR 'The chatty, unpretentious narrative documents pop's gleefully glamorous side, including kissing Madonna [...]

By |2019-07-25T14:40:45+01:00July 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Proof copies for Don’t Look Back in Anger

CALLING ALL 90s KIDS Proofs of #DontLookBackInAnger have just dropped! Through 68 voices that epitomise the 90s, award-winning author DanielRachel has crafted an essential oral narrative of Cool Britannia DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGERThe Rise & Fall of Cool Britannia By Daniel Rachel Published in hardback by Trapeze on 5th September 2019, priced £20 Tony [...]

By |2019-05-10T10:14:45+01:00May 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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