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‘George Winston’s dreamy piano had to go’ – Andrew Blackman

Each novel we write stretches us in different ways. Andrew Blackman had previously always written to the accompaniment of swirling piano and josssticks, but when he started an urban tale of frustrated youth, he decided it was time to grit up. Cue a new era of Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Supergrass, to name but three. The result, On The Holloway Road, won the Luke Bitmead award and was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize. Join me on Wednesday to hear about its Undercover Soundtrack

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