"Chase has a done a fine job here in not only securing interviews with the members, but also in setting out their story in a clear and concise manner." The Crack Magazine
"I thoroughly enjoyed immersing myself in the minutiae of perhaps the only band to mix big funky baselines with navel-gazing misery and get away with it." theartsdesk
"There were few more respected groups than Magazine . . . provocative image-mongering, a sophisticated sense of what the future might look like, a thrilling metallic power . . . formidable. After songs like these, there really wasn't anything left to prove." The Guardian
"Refreshingly unfussy for music writing, and [the author] wisely steps back to allow those who were there to tell their own stories." Daniel Gray, The Skinny
About the Author
Helen Chase is a teacher, a music writer, and the author of Franz: An AZ of Franz Ferdinand.