Mick O’Shea, 54, was born and raised in Accrington, Lancashire.
He spent ten years working within the finance industry before finally making the switch from numbers to letters on a full-time basis in 2008.
He now lives in Surrey with his partner Tasha. Having started out penning articles for magazines such as Amped, Wired and Record Collector, his first manuscript, Only Anarchists Are Pretty, was published in October 2004.
Though predominantly known for music bios, he’s also penned several novels. He has two new titles set for publication this year: Public Image Limited A Road Still Rising, and No Feelings, No Future, No Fun: The Sex Pistols’ ’78 U$ Tour. Anarchy In The UK is his 21st book
Anarchy In The U.K.