In `82 Kevin Sampson wrote about 60 pages, set in the post-punk era of the late seventies in the North West of England. Years later it found it´s final form and became the best selling novel, “Awaydays”, about a group of hooligans. In 2009 a screen version, a more dubious experience, hit the big screen. The movie had the legendary venue “Erics” on Mathew Street, Liverpool playing a big part. A killer soundtrack luckily followed.
In The Guardian (Friday 8 May 2009) author Kenny Sampson writes about putting the soundtrack togheter.
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