The Book of Shame are Pete Boyd Maclean (Award winning video director and co-creator of New Orders ‘Blue Monday’ Scratch Video amongst others) and Gary Bridgewood (Multi Instrumentalist who has toured the world with acts like The Real Tuesday Weld, Michelle Stodart (Magic Numbers) and the Paul Weller backed Troubadour Rose). Their music has a shifting and unique sound - fusing rock, pop, indie, punk.
What are you gonna do when you’re on the back slice of life wondering where the fuck your dreams have all gone?
Music that bleeds authenticity
Divide and Conquer
gritty, punk, lyrically catchy and distinctive
This is art – it means something more than the music, and it takes a little longer to present a composition that genuinely connects and has an impact.
The Faulkner Review
hugely engaging and original alternative rock
"Damned" is just damned good.
morphs into some sort of long lost, David Bowie produced, Stooges tune. Those are all good things.
Please Pass The Indie
"Damned" has great lyrics, a strong hook, soulful vocals and a lot of nuance and expression making this song an exciting listen.
a percussive stoner-rock jam that morphs into some sort of long lost, David Bowie produced, Stooges tune
Book of Shame is a mysterious group that channels the enigmatic and artistic natures of musicians like David Bowie and Talking Heads, and mixes it with an unapologetic fringe-punk sound reminiscent of The Velvet Underground. Their most recent release, Compatibility, is like an unforgettable LSD trip through time and space, that’s as lucid as it is alluringly ambiguous.
Back with the second single & and an amazing new video I give you once more....
Rock the pigeon
Book of Shame's 'Compatibility' is Expansive, Ethereal, Experimental Rock
Book of Shame - Compatability
British outfit channel the spirit AM-era Arctic Monkeys for this blusy, indie-rock thumper
Borrowing inspiration from the likes of New Order, the song blends both the 80s sensibility with a modern twist into perfection.
A blinding powerhouse of spine jangling guitars and thumping bass that leaves you twitching like shot of electro convulsive therapy.
Killing Pickle. A blinding powerhouse of spine jangling guitars and thumping bass that leaves you twitching like shot of electro convulsive therapy.