Mick Farren

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Mick Farren
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Mick Farren (till vänster) och Patrick Boissel under signering a boken (Who put the) Bomp!: Saving the World One Record at a Time i Sherman Oaks, Kalifornien, USA 2 december 2007.
Födelsenamn Michael Anthony Farren
Födelsedatum 3 september 1943
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, Storbritannien
Dödsort 27 juli 2013 (69 år)
London, England, Storbritannien
Bakgrund  Storbritannien
Genre(r) New Wave, punkrock, garagerock, psykedelisk rock, pop
Roll Sångare, låtskrivare, musikproducent, journalist, redaktör, författare
År som aktiv 1960-talet - 2013
Artistsamarbeten Chrissie Hynde, Steve Peregrin Took, John Gustafson, Paul Buckmaster, Lemmy
Relaterade artister Mick Farren and The Deviants, The Deviants, Lunar Malice, Wayne Kramer & Mick Farren, Tijuana Bible, Mick Farren & Jack Lancaster, Deviants IXVI, The Social Deviants, Wayne Kramer's Death Tongue

Michael Anthony "Mick" Farren, född 3 september 1943 i Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, död 27 juli 2013 i London[1][2], var en brittisk journalist, författare och sångare som associeras med den brittiska undergroundkulturen.[3]

Musik (diskografi i urval)[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Singlar[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • 1976 – Play With Fire / Lost Johnny (Ork Records)
  • 1977 – Screwed Up (EP) (som Mick Farren and The Deviants) (Stiff Records)
  • 1978 – Half Price Drinks (Logo Records)
  • 1978 – Broken Statue / It's All In The Picture (Logo Records)
  • 1993 – Gunfire In The Night / Touched By The Fire (som Lunar Malice) (Force Majeure)

Album[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Samlingsalbum[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • 1996 – Mick Farren and The Deviants – Fragments of Broken Probes
  • 1996 – The Social Deviants – Garbage (Alive Records)
  • 1999 – The Deviants – The Deviants Have Left The Planet
  • 2000 – Mick Farren and The Deviants – This CD Is Condemned (Alive Records)
  • 2001 – Mick Farren and The Deviants – On Your Knees, Earthlings (Alive Records)

Författarskap[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Fiction[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • 1973 – The Texts of Festival
  • 1974 – The Tale of Willy's Rats
  • 1976 – The DNA Cowboys Trilogy: The Quest of The DNA Cowboys
  • 1976 – The DNA Cowboys Trilogy: Synaptic Manhunt
  • 1977 – The DNA Cowboys Trilogy: The Neural Atrocity
  • 1978 – The Feelies
  • 1981 – The Song of Phaid the Gambler
    • part 1: Phaid the Gambler
    • part 2: Citizen Phaid
  • 1985 – Protectorate
  • 1986 – CORP*S*E (aka Vickers)
  • 1987 – Their Masters' War
  • 1988 – Exit Funtopia (aka The Long Orbit)
  • 1989 – The Armageddon Crazy
  • 1989 – The Last Stand of the DNA Cowboys
  • 1990 – Mars – The Red Planet
  • 1991 – Necrom
  • 1996 – The Victor Renquist Quartet: The Time of Feasting
  • 1999 – Back From Hell: Car Warriors #2
  • 1999 – Jim Morrison's Adventures in the Afterlife
  • 2000 – The Victor Renquist Quartet: Darklost
  • 2001 – The Victor Renquist Quartet: More Than Mortal
  • 2001 – Short Stories (1972–1973)
  • 2002 – Dead Cats Bouncing
  • 2002 – The Victor Renquist Quartet: Underland
  • 2004 – Kindling
  • 2006 – Conflagration

Non-Fiction[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Watch Out Kids
  • Get On Down
  • Elvis In His Own Words
  • The Rolling Stones In Their Own Words
  • The Rock & Roll Circus
  • Elvis – The Illustrated Record
  • The Black Leather Jacket
  • Elvis And The Colonel
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to Elvis
  • The CIA Files
  • Conspiracies, Lies And Hidden Agendas
  • Give The Anarchist A Cigarette
  • Gene Vincent: There's One In Every Town
  • Words of Wisdom From the Greatest Minds of All Time
  • Who's Watching You?: The Chilling Truth about the State, Surveillance and Personal Freedom
  • (Who put the) Bomp! Saving the World One Record at a Time
  • Zones of Chaos (an anthology)
  • Speed-Speed-Speedfreak - A fast history of amphetamine

Engagemang i motkulturella rörelsen[redigera | redigera wikitext]

24-26 juli 1970 arrangerade Mick Farren festivalen Phun City.[4]

Referenser[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  1. ^ Ultimate Classic Rock: Mick Farren dies after collapsing on stage in London.
  2. ^ ”Mick Farren collapsed on stage at The Borderline on 27th July while playing with his old friends, and failed to recover”. http://www.reallylivemusic.com/the-atomic-sunshine-one-day-festival-borderline-saturday-27072013. Läst 11 januari 2014. 
  3. ^ The Guardian 29 juli 2013: Mick Farren obituary - Music journalist, singer and novelist who incarnated the spirit of rock'n'roll Läst 11 januari 2014.
  4. ^ Phun City webbplats - Läst 11 januari 2014.

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