Fairground Attraction – The First Of A Million Kisses: Expanded Edition

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 16:54 | Category : Mark Nevin, Reviews
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By Jason Barnard Fairground Attraction, now notable for the songwriting prowess of Mark Nevin and peerless vocals of Eddi Reader, are a band of contrasts. They were incredibly popular but produced music that cut against the grain of the late 1980s  pop scene. They live long in the memory thanks to chart topper ‘Perfect’ and Brit Award winning […]

Mark Nevin: Love = Love = Love

Sunday, 7 December 2014, 15:27 | Category : Articles, Interview
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By Jason Barnard When I last spoke to Mark Nevin, he reflected on his music career; from the huge success of Fairground Attraction, songwriting partnership with Morrissey and others. At the time he’d found his voice with the acclaimed solo album ‘Stand Beside Me in the Sun’ so I was especially intrigued what he’d do next. However […]

Mark Nevin Speaks His Life

Monday, 21 May 2012, 19:49 | Category : Articles
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Mark Nevin rose to international acclaim as a songwriter and guitarist with his band Fairground Attraction who won two Brit Awards: best single for the Number-One hit “Perfect” and best album “The First of a Million Kisses”. However, as he tells The Strange Brew’s Jason Barnard, his story goes back much further: to the music that […]