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PODCAST: Show Me Magic special with Scott Creney author of ‘The Story of the B-52s: Neon Side of Town’

For the latest Show Me Magic podcast, Bill Cummings and Jim Auton are joined by Scott Creney the author of a new book and one of the first critical histories of the B-52s ‘The Story of the B-52s: Neon Side of Town!’

Scott picks three key songs by the B-52s for the under rated classics, they chat about their history and the influences upon the B-52s and how it shaped their music. Plus Bill Cummings and Jim Auton chat new music, pick out two of their favourite recent songs each to discuss. They also ask whether “industry plants” even exist?

Aderyn – I Wish I Had A Dog
Bored Marsh – The Grind
Lips – Never Have I Ever
The Last Dinner Party – Nothing Matters
The B-52s – Give Me Back My Man
The B-52s – Mesopotamia
The B-52s – Topaz

Produced by Andy VonPip

God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.