Cherry Smack : Trainspotting meets Breakfast Club : Extract

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It was the ‘80’s, boom time. Punk heralded an explosive new wave; Virgin made its’ inaugural flight and Band Aid raised money for famine relief. Pra left for University leaving Jimmy at a loss. He spent his days pretending to look for work and commiserating over Brazil. He sought diversion, bought an F-hole guitar, a battered valve amp and strenuously lugged it home on the 88 bus. An audacious brother boarded dressed in a ruffled shirt and leopard print spandex blasting Prince’s ‘Darling Nikki’ from a boom box; the traffic blurred. He slid back, recounting his own flamboyant journey into music.





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