OW SIM SCOTT’S HOMETOWN NIGHT OUT WITH AN INDIE HERO-LED HER TO CREATE A BEST-SELLING TV SERIES. PROBABLY.
So, the night of reckoning was here, and the crucifix-bedecked stage of Worthing’s St Paul’s Arts Centre was set for Mike Joyce’s visit to spin his best ‘alternative 80s’ and celebrate thirty years since the release of the Queen is Dead.
Buzzing with excitement following the previous week’s interview, I checked in with Mike to grab a few words before the gig. His foreboding of the car park that is the M25 on a Friday afternoon had got the better of him and so an early morning departure from the North West left plenty of time to take in the sights of Worthing. A beautiful sunny afternoon it was too – perfect conditions for following in the footsteps of the Charlatans with a stroll along the pier, relaxing with a coffee at the cool Coast café; stopping by to snap up those snazzy Velcro-fastening soft shoes from the pensioners’ outfitter in the Lido… read full article