When Dad died, I unearthed my teenage diaries - and turned my time as a rock star into a play
6 monthes ago - By The Guardian
I had just left school when I signed a record deal and toured with Blur and Radiohead. Now, 25 years later, I'm taking those memories to Edinburgh
The call comes from a manager in Edinburgh who heard our demo on Radio Forth. He takes us to a cellar bar and orders a round of beers and a strange food called nachos. He is Dirk Devine. Black leather jacket, white jeans, 16-holer Docs, with a mobile phone the size of a brick in his back pocket. “I've managed loadsa big bands. The last deal I got was with Warners,” he tells us. “You guys are the real deal, nane o' this stadium rock pish.”
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