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‘Everyone knows someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of pop or Radio One’s back catalogue. So if you’re fed up of second-guessing which albums are missing from their collection, but want a more personal gift than just another iTunes voucher, try John Niven’s satirical look at the music industry. Recently adapted for film, this is a hard and fast story based within the cutthroat music industry. Give this book as a gift and you’re sure to have any muso singing your praises’ Marie Claire ‘Christmas gifts for every type of bookworm’

It’s true, Kill Your Friends eviscerates the 90s music scene, courtesy of leading lad Steven Stelfox, in high style (all puns intended). Here’s a taster

(Warning – it contains some language that’s not for the faint-hearted).

Recently released as a film starring Nicholas Hoult, it would certainly make for an alternative present – watch the trailer: 

Kill Your Friends - the trailer

Kill your Friends tie in packshot

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