The17

MAN SHINES SHOES by Bill Drummond is published by Penkiln Burn Books in late 2011

According to the back cover blurb the book is about:

Polishing shoes, The Venice Biennale, Grand Central Station, brogues, Bill Drummond, not giving a fuck, caring too much, Chinese youth hostels in Italy, Poly Styrene, bondage, the smell of Chinese cooking, graffiti, German Sausage Dogs, all coppers being bastards and becoming a shoe-shine boy for the first time at the age of 58.

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17 with shadows
17 by Bill Drummond is to be published on 31 July 2008 by Beautiful Books

According to the back cover blurb the book is about:

Music, Uncertainty, Bill Drummond, night trains across Russia, girl pop, sitting on a ledge, art, drunken mercenaries on the north sea, starting again, a classroom of 13 year olds, getting everything done before death, a river full of headless eels, waking up to find all music has disappeared & a choir called The17

READ the first chapter.
LISTEN to the first chapter read by Bill Drummond.

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THE FIRST CHAPTER (PB Pamphlet 29) 2008
A short story by Bill Drummond published as a pamphlet specifically for anybody who may be concerned about the future of music. Published by the Penkiln Burn in an edition of 3,000. These pamphlets are not available commercially but are being distributed randomly across the UK.

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Syd Is DeadSYD IS DEAD (PB Pamphlet 27) 2007
A short story by Bill Drummond published as a pamphlet specifically for anybody attending the Syd Barrett – Madcap’s Last Laugh at the Barbican Hall, London, UK on 11 May 2007. For various reasons they were not distributed on the night thus they are commercially available from various sources.

Published by the Penkiln Burn in an edition of 1,000.

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Scores 18 - 76 with shadows

SCORES 18 – 76 (PB Book 11) 2006
A small book by members of The17 with additional text by Bill Drummond specifically published to be distributed to students studying music.  A few are available commercially from various sources.

Published by the Penkiln Burn in an edition of 500