Tag: Zoe Howe

  • Lee Brilleaux: Rock n Roll Gentleman

    Lee Brilleaux: Rock n Roll Gentleman

       January 1976. Dr Feelgood are tearing up venues across the UK. “Malpractice”, their second album has reached the top twenty. Eighteen months earlier they were still playing two shows a night because they needed the money. But lead singer Lee Brilleaux can’t do things in half measures. The band might think about preserving their energy […]

  • Jesus And Mary Chain: We Weren’t Goths: We Just Wanted To Be On Top of the Pops!

    Jesus And Mary Chain: We Weren’t Goths: We Just Wanted To Be On Top of the Pops!

    A couple of weeks ago I talked to author Zoe Howe about her new Jesus and Mary Chain Official Biography “Barbed Wire Kisses” which is being released this month, and is the first ever account of the band, some thirty years after their 1984 debut single “Upside Down”. Rock’s annals have a long history of […]

  • Help Launch Zoe Howe’s New Book About Lee Brilleaux!

    Help Launch Zoe Howe’s New Book About Lee Brilleaux!

    Lee Brilleaux was the charismatic singer of Dr Feelgood. An Alpha Male and hard drinking front man, backed by a tight band, including the bug-eyed mop-topped Wilko Johnson. Wilko Johnson and Lee Brilleaux parted company at the height of their success, having blazed a trail for punk. It was over forty years ago since they released their […]