IT’S ONLY ROCK’N’ROLL BUT HE LIKES IT…

On the eve of publishing his memoir, Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie talks to friend and author Irvine Welsh about his working-class upbringing in Glasgow, beating drugs and losing creative partners. listens in

Barbara Ellen Portrait by David Vintiner
The Observer


obby Gillespie’s memoir, Tenement Kid, starts by documenting his Glaswegian working-class background and ends in 1991, as Primal Scream prepare to release their Mercury prizewinning album, Screamadelica. As Gillespie’s final line in the book has it:...

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