Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

The Write Stuff: Nick Kent

Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, June 1994

FOR ANY CALLOW, maladjusted youth growing up in the early-to-mid-‘70s with the New Musical Express as his bible, Nick Kent was unquestionably the coolest rock scribe on the planet. "Maybe I should interview you," said Beach Boy Brian Wilson on meeting him. "You look more like a rock star than me."

Total word count of piece: 392