About the Book

Turquoise Days

Turquoise Days

The Weird World of Echo and the Bunnymen
July 2002
Trade Paperback · 225 Pages
$18.00 U.S. · €12.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781887128896
Soft Skull Press


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Echo and the Bunnymen combine the rawness and venom of New York punk with the moody textures of groups like the Doors and the Velvet Underground. A major force in English post-punk, the band remains an enduring presence on the music scene thanks to Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant’s exceptional songwriting skills and irresistible hooks. Turquoise Days covers the band’s entire career, from its inception in 1978 to the present. It documents in heady detail the forces that gave rise to the group, their early stumbles and successes, and the qualities that have kept them in the musical limelight. An exhaustive critical history and biography, this lavishly illustrated history, with 200 color and black-and-white photos, also includes the complete lyrics of Ian McCulloch; hundreds of quotes from the Bunnymen, their fans, and their critics; and numerous never-before-published photographs.

About the Author

Chris Adams has contributed to Fine Print, Boston Journal, Lollipop, and
Big Takeover. He lives in Boston.