Witty and compelling
Dauntlessly comprehensive, elegantly parlayed survey of pop’s recorded history
a great history book, read it and stream
Max Bell, Record Collector
What Electric Shock imparts… is delight and curiosity in the music it chronicles with such pithy vivacity.
Neil Spenser, Guardian
this magnificent book is highly recommended for anyone with more than a passing interest in popular music over the last century or so
Alwyn Turner, Literary Review
a magisterial book… a dense, thorough read, but well worth the effort
James Delingpole, five stars, Mail on Sunday
Definitive music guide.