Madness' One Step Beyond...

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Bloomsbury Academic, Aug 13, 2009 - Music - 180 pages
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One Step Beyond isn't the best album in the world - it's not even the best album by Madness. It is, however, a great record and an exceptional debut album -fully formed despite half the band still being in their teens - and it remains as exhilarating, inspiring and as much fun as when people first heard it nearly 30 years ago. Through extensive interviews with the band, as well as producers Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley, Terry Edwards tells the inside story of how Madness rose to be the most successful singles band of the 1980s in the UK charts.

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Terry Edwards is a multi-instrumentalist who tours worldwide with innumerable bands (including Tindersticks, Gallon Drunk, PJ Harvey, and Robyn Hitchcock) and releases music on his London-based label, Sartorial Records. This is his first book.

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