I am shut away in my home studio at the moment working to restore the demos of Quadrophenia. Bob Pridden is doing surround-sound mixes of selected tracks. Jon Astley is remastering the original vinyl mix, and evaluating his own 1996 remix (the one where you can properly hear Roger’s astonishing vocals). I am sitting in [...]
rnThis book is not a vanity for me. It is an essential rite of passage. I know I am good at what I do as a performer and composer, but since my early teens I have been happiest when writing. Writing is my principal daily occupation. Rock ëní roll is a tough career, however cynically [...]
17 March 2011 REACHING OUT TO EVERYONE IN JAPAN I have spoken to some friends in Tokyo, and they are OK as of today, but I have had no replies to messages I sent to two Japanese business friends in the north. It is worrying to think that in effect the country is divided in [...]
Forever’s no time at all.
Aerodrome62: Pete, what are you reading these days? Fiction or non-fiction? What makes you want to pick up a book when you’re in the shop? What makes you want to put it back down without reading? PT: I read too many books to give a simple reply. At the moment I am caught up [...]