For the first time, Andrew Ridgeley - one half of one of the most famous bands in the world - tells the inside story of Wham!, his life-long friendship with George Michael and the formation of a band that changed the shape of the music scene in the early eighties. AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW.In 1975 Andrew took a shy new boy at school under his wing. They instantly hit it off and their boyhood escapades at Bushy Meads School built a bond that was never broken. The duo found themselves riding an astonishing rollercoaster of success, taking them all over the world. They made and broke iconic records, they were treated like gods, but they stayed true to their friendship and ultimately to themselves. It was a party that seemed as if it would never end. And then it did, in front of tens of thousands of tearful fans at Wembley Stadium in 1986.Andrew''s memoir covers in wonderful detail those years, up until that last iconic concert: the scrapes, the laughs, the relationships, the good and the bad. It''s a unique and one-and-only time to remember that era, that band and those boys.>
Peter Andre is a national icon. Without doubt the sexiest man in pop, there are few red-blooded females who wouldn't welcome the chance to get close to Peter Andre.
Since his breakup with Katie Price, his profile has exploded, making him one of the biggest male celebrities in the UK. His easy charm, his self-deprecating humour, his legendary torso and his obvious passion for his children and for his role as father have won him millions of fans.
And Peter Andre is here to stay. His Revelation tour, his upcoming TV projects and now this gorgeous and insightful book will further catapult him to stardom. 2010 will cement his reputation as the sexy and extremely loveable heartthrob the nation has taken under its wing.
Gorillaz have always been as much about the visuals as they are about the music. Featuring art from and designed by Jamie Hewlett, this rock autobiography is the full story of Murdoc, 2D, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.
Musical verse accompanies a milkman and his cranky kitty as they make their morning rounds. The milkman knows his hometown; he knows who needs ice cream for a birthday party, who just broke a leg, and who has a new baby. He even helps return a lost dog that's hiding along his route.
The phone rings: 'Neil, it's Bono, I've just recorded a duet with Frank Sinatra!' 'Aaarrrgghh! Leave me alone. You're living the life I wanted' It's every boy's dream: to be a Rock God. Most of us leave the dream behind when reality bites, but that's not so easy when your mate's the lead singer in the biggest band in the world.
My French Life told the story of Vicki Archer's life-changing move to France, during which she, with her husband and three children, bought and restored a seventeenth-century property in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. In her new book French Essence Vicki has again collaborated with celebrated photographer Carla Coulson to share her insider's view of life in Provence, revealing the secrets of how she immersed herself and her home in French customs, culture and style. This book is about the ambience of French life, and about Vicki's passion for interiors and design.
Once he'd reached his early thirties, Seb Hunter knew it was time to try to grow up - but that, of course, meant attempting to enjoy classical music. His musical tastes had always been catholic, but this was a step into the unknown. From chanting monks to music played with helicopters via 20 varieties of Austrian sausage, this is a funny story.
Set in contemporary London, "Love Actually" is a romantic comedy that looks at the funny, sad and often stupid sides of love. This book accompanies the film and takes a look behind the scenes.
From Lizzie Mary Cullen, the illustrator behind hit colouring book The Magical City , comes a wondrously festive treat for the winter. Settle down by the fire and immerse yourself in this mesmerising colouring book. Join celebrations across the world and throughout the years, from skating at the Rockefeller Center to surfing in Sydney and frost fairs on the Thames to Victorian toy shops. Travel with the wise men following a star, spot Santa's sleigh skimming over the rooftops and discover dazzling gingerbread houses with Lizzie's intricate inky illustrations. Fans of mindfulness and art therapy will love this beautiful Christmas gift book. A whole world of festivity is waiting for you inside. . .