O U T S I D E L E F T   stay i n d e p e n d e n t

Behind the Counterculture #4: Michael Hutchence

get the weekly Outsideleft newsletter
by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from behind the retail frontline
by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from behind the retail frontline

Michael Hutchence was wearing a skirt. "Have you got any books on aboriginal art mate?" We hadn't got any so he left without looking at anything else.

 

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Jeremy Beadle ⇨

see more stories from outsideleft's Music archive »»

Lake
Editor, London

the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

MORE STORIES TO READ...


thumb through the ancient archives:

search for something you might like...


sign up for the outsideleft weekly. a selection of new and archived stories every week. Or less.

View previous campaigns.

The Soft Rock Renegades
Solace from the push-pull of trends and styles is momentarily found in the glorious pop genius of Susan Cowsill, Pernice Brothers and the Drams.
Old Hollywood
Roger Corman speaks at the American Cinematheque, and brings along his astonishing William Shatner movie, The Intruder. OMG.
Nonceptualism in the Northwoods
Welcome to the Lockdome: Binary in the Time of Coronavirus
By The Time I Get To Memphis
Behind the Counterculture #12: Noddy Holder
Late for Church
Seemingly from out of nowhere, the Church resurfaces with a gorgeous new album, and Pastor Steve Kilbey a new solo effort
SOME OTHER THINGS