The legend goes like this: Vincent Smith met bandmates Stevie Mullin and Lynton Powell at a Sex Pistols concert, where he tried to kiss Sid Vicious? guitar and got a bloody nose. Together they formed Blood Simple, and for a while they made a lot of noise, a bit of money and caused a sensation wherever they went. Then Vincent eloped with Sylvana, singer for the ethereal Mood Violet, and it all went wrong. Six months later Sylvana committed suicide, the band fell apart, and Vincent disappeared. That was 1981 and twenty years ...

The Singer 2009, Serpent's Tail, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781852429331

Trade paperback

The Singer 2008, Serpent's Tail, London

ISBN-13: 9781846686405


Mass-market paperback