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 â‡¨
Kirk Lake is a writer, musician and filmmaker. His published books include Mickey The Mimic (2015) and The Last Night of the Leamington Licker (2018). His films include the feature films Piercing Brightness (2014) and The World We Knew (2020) and a number of award winning shorts.
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