Craig McLean is a freelance writer and editor from Scotland. He's been bothering pop folk, rock stars, actors and the like since starting university in the year of our lord C86. Consultant Editor at The Face, where he was Deputy Editor in the late '90s/early '00s (as best he can remember), he was the ghostwriter of Phil Collins' best-selling 2016 memoir Not Dead Yet.
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DJ Shadow, UNKLE: "We've Just Made The Biggest, Most Expensive/Action/Entertainment Shit In The World!" It is the UNKLE album.
Special Feature by Craig McLean, The Face, 1998
It spans eight years, three continents and an aborted Fleetwood Mac cover. It features Richard Ashcroft, Thom Yorke and Mike D. How did DJ Shadow ...
Robbie Williams: Resurrection man
Comment by Craig McLean, The Face, September 1998
Boy band clown. Drug band hanger-on. Solo flop. So how did Robbie manage to come back for good? Because whatever he's said, whatever he's done, ...
The Beta Band: Beta Band: Space Jammers
Profile and Interview by Craig McLean, Spin, June 1999
THEY PLAY SNIPPETS OF BONNIE TYLER HITS. THEY WORK POTTED PLANTS INTO THEIR LIVE SHOW. MEET THE BETA BAND — THE WEIRDEST GROUP IN ENGLAND ...
Michael Des Barres, Mick Jagger, Keith Moon, Jimmy Page: Good Time Girl: Memories of super groupie Pamela Des Barres
Retrospective and Interview by Craig McLean, The Observer, 6 May 2018
Pamela Des Barres had the giants of rock'n'roll in the palm of her hand, as her candid memoir reveals. ...
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