“As far as Jack White is concerned, there’s three sides to BP Fallon” writes Brian Boyd in today’s Irish Times
“I was rolling a joint in a club in New York and Jack White came over to me and asked me to make a record with him.â€
It’s the sort of sentence only one person could have uttered, writes Brian Boyd in The Ticket in today’s Irish Times before continuing:
We all know that Irish musical Zelig BP Fallon can talk the talk but he’s also walked the walk: working with The Beatles’ Apple label in the 1960s, being T.Rex’s press officer, working with Led Zeppelin, representing Ian Dury, managing Johnny Thunders, touring with U2 and now, with Alan McGee, globe-trotting around with the Death Disco club night.
Credentials established and CV scrutinised, we still need to know why the most important figure in popular music of the past decade, Jack White (whose reputation has been greatly enhanced by his scene-stealing performance in the current It Might Get Loud documentary) fancied a tangle with the man Bono calls a â€œvibe masterâ€…