That Close

by Suggs

Biography / Autobiography

That Close Synopsis

Suggs is one of pop music's most enduring and likeable figures. Written with the assured style and wit of a natural raconteur, this hugely entertaining and insightful autobiography takes you from his colourful early life on a North London council estate, through the heady early days of Punk and 2-Tone, to the eighties, where Madness became the biggest selling singles band of the decade. Along the way he tells you what it's like to grow up in sixties Soho, go globetrotting with your best mates, to make a dead pigeon fly and cause an earthquake in Finsbury Park.

That Close Press Reviews

'Brilliantly nutty ... gloriously irreverent'
Mail on Sunday

 'Beautifully recreates the memories of his early years
Daily Express

. 'Wonderfully evocative

 'His early life would make a novel in itself'
Ian Rankin

 'Really well written. Gripping'
James Brown

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ISBN: 9780857389558
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857389558
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Suggs
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography,
Categories: Autobiography: arts & entertainment, Rock & Pop music, Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups,

About Suggs

Suggs is a singer, songwriter, DJ, actor and TV presenter. He is perhaps best known as lead singer with Madness, who have had 24 top-twenty hits and continue to tour. Suggs lives in Camden, London.

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