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William Higham

William Higham

William Higham is a consultant specialising in both marketing and research for on- and off-line music and lifestyle brands. He has over 20 years experience in marketing and press departments of Sony, Virgin and Polydor Records. William likes Power Pop, dairy-free food and Italian suits and girls.

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David Bowie: Royal Festival Hall, London, 29th June

Live Review by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, July 2002

IT SEEMS LIKE some of the old guard are rediscovering their form over the last eighteen months: Brian Wilson, Bryan Ferry, Roger Waters and now ...

David Bowie: Fifty Ways To Love Your Bowie: Half a Ton of Fave Daves

Guide by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, October 2002

WITH THE Bard of Beckenham on a critical high right now (and yes, new album Heathen IS his best in years), it seems an opportune ...

John Cale

Interview by William Higham, What's On, November 1990

Musical bogeyman John Cale has a new album out with Brian Eno. He talks to William Higham about the new LP and when the chickens ...

The Doors: John Densmore

Interview by William Higham, NME, 1991

THE DOORS avalanche begins here! Word Up corners the band's drummer and chronicler JOHN DENSMORE, reviews his book and checks out an investigation into Morrison's ...

Mark Eitzel: The Soul Disappears Like A Hairline

Interview by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, April 2001

Mark Eitzel is most famous as the lead singer and songwriter of American Music Club, the influential godfathers of emotive lo-fi. They recorded seven harrowing ...

Hot Hot Heat: ULU, London

Live Review by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, May 2003

FOR AN OLD XTC fan it doesn't get any better than this (well, not until Andy Partridge loses his stage fright anyway). And when I ...

List of genre pieces

Skinny Tie Heaven! The RBP Power Pop Top 100

Guide by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, August 2001

Chiming and choogling, winsomely pretty and archly melodic, freshfaced and faux-naif... yep, it's that formidable sub-genre POWER POP, a blissful marriage of melody and energy ...

Skinny Tie Heaven! The RBP Power Pop Top 100, Part 2! (50 - 1)

Guide by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, September 2001

William Higham concludes his epic list by nominating the Top 50 PP classix of all time... ...

We Have the Power: A novice’s passport to the glorious sonic world of Power Pop

Guide by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, May 2001

"Power pop is what we play. What the Small Faces used to play and the kind of pop the Beach Boys played in the days ...

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