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10cc: The Worst Band In The World (Paperback)

10cc: The Worst Band In The World (Paperback)

The Definitive Biography

Liam Newton
Foreword by
Kevin Godley

Liam Newton’s exhaustive, engrossing and authorised biography of 10cc, which earned rave reviews on publication, is now available in paperback.

10cc: The Worst Band In The World the paperback is just as big and fact-filled as the hardback. It contains interviews with founder members Kevin Godley—who supplied the foreword—, Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart, plus other members, contributors, former managers, producers, collaborators and research gathered by author Lian Newton over the course of more than thirty years.

It is the fullest telling of the fascinating 10cc (and Strawberry Studios) story that there is. Includes rare and previously unseen photos, plus chronology, discography and gigography (with set lists).

Press reviews

A classic, pure and simple, against which all other band bios should be measured.

5 stars

Graeme Ross, Shindig!

Enjoyable and informative … nifty and knowledgeable.

Chris Roberts, Prog magazine

Next to Godleyness.

4 stars

Oregano Rathbone, Record Collector

10cc had a string of immensely clever and tuneful hits which sounded like nothing that came before or followed them, songs full of satire and observational wit and drawn from five decades of glorious pop music. This terrific book covers every corner of their wildly unconventional tale and gives them the recognition they deserve.

Mark Ellen, Word In Your Ear

I read the whole book and it’s damn good. Very thoroughly researched and quite a story, with lots of stuff in there I didn’t actually know!

Kevin Godley

It’s only after reading this book that I realised how influential 10cc were.

Graham Gouldman


528 pages
Trim page size (H × W)
234 mm × 156 mm
Stock status
In stock