Collin’s research has been considerable, if by no means exhaustive, and his prose is fluent and eminently readable. Morrison’s legion of fans will find much to enjoy.
It was a bloody cheek really – I didn’t know James Morrison from a bar of soap except I knew he played trumpet better than your average cleaning agent.
‘I hope you understand how much you were loved, particularly by musicians perhaps, around this country. Each time a new young hopeful appears on stage, my friends and I nod sagely and say, ‘She’s okay, but not in the same class as Kerrie Biddell.’ For some of us, no one ever will be!