I Wanna Be Yours
John Cooper Clarke Picador

I Wanna Be Yours

Pages

320

Format

Hardcover

Release date

January 2021

Publisher

Picador

Weight

1.7 lbs

Poet Laureate of Punk, rock star, fashion icon, TV and radio presenter, social and cultural commentator. At 5' 11', in trademark suit jacket, skin-tight drainpipes and dark glasses, with jet-black back-combed hair and mouth full of gold teeth, John Cooper Clarke is instantly recognizable. As a writer his voice is equally unmistakable.This memoir covers an extraordinary life, filled with remarkable personalities: from Nico to Chuck Berry, from all the great punks to Bernard Manning, and on to more recent fans and collaborators Alex Turner and Plan B. John also reveals his boggling encyclopedic knowledge of 20th-century popular culture, from Baudelaire to Coronation Street. Inimitable and iconic, his book will be a joy for lifelong fans and for a whole new generation.