Jul 17-23 show: With Paul Collins on his new book, I Don’t Fit In: My Wild Life in the Power Pop Trenches with The Nerves and The Beat

Written by on July 18, 2020

Listen to “Jul 17-23 Hour 1: Music from Jack Hues, Eight Seconds, The Divinyls, The Blasters and more” on Spreaker. Listen to “Jul 17-23 Hour 2: With Paul Collins on his new book and archival music collection” on Spreaker.

This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Paul Collins opens up about his personal life and musical adventures as chronicled in his new autobiography: I Don’t Fit In: My Wild Life Through the Power Pop Trenches with The Nerves and The Beat. Paul takes us back to his younger days bring raised in different parts of the world (including wartime Vietnam), his love for music, the early days, forming the Nerves, the Breakaways, the rise of The Beat and how his experiences shaped Collins into who he is today. Paul also reached back into his archives of demos and outtakes on cassettes, remastered them and selected a bunch for a special collection: Another World: The Best of the Archives.

We also play tracks from The Divinyls, The Blasters, 20/20 and more classic alternative artists

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