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graeme thomson

Bio
Graeme Thomson has written extensively on music and popular culture for, among others, the Guardian, the Observer, the Telegraph, New Statesman, The Word, Uncut, Time Out, MOJO, Oxford American, Rolling Stone and the Herald. His books include Complicated Shadows, a biography of Elvis Costello, and I Shot a Man in Reno, a widely acclaimed history of death music. His definitive biography of Kate Bush, Under The Ivy, was published in 2010 and described by the Irish Times as "the best music biography in perhaps the past decade".

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