The British Masters: Michael Head

John Doran meets the Liverpudlian legend behind bands such as The Pale Fountains, Shack and his latest outing The Red Elastic Band.

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Oct 16 2017, 9:50am

Music is an entirely subjective thing. However we will fight anyone who denies that Liverpool's Michael Head is one of the finest songwriters that the UK has ever produced.

In host John Doran's own words, "He has a discography recorded with The Pale Fountains, Shack and more recently The Red Elastic Band, that most songwriters would kill for. A lifetime of poor luck with record labels, the shifting tastes of the record buying public and long standing issues with drink and drugs means that he has never found the audience he deserves. Even if it's by accident however, Mick has ended up playing the long game and future generations will come to regard him as some kind of genius, even if it's currently a view only shared by his small but rabidly loyal fanbase."

Watch the latest episode of this Noisey series that has featured everyone from Noel Gallagher and Goldie to Johnny Marr and Tricky above.