Après "Les Kinks : une histoire anglaise" publié chez Julie Productions , Alain Feydri sortira , début mars 2009 ,"Les Cramps, pour l'amour d' Ivy" un livre consacré aux Cramps .
Be quickly warned ! The second after you have this book in hands, you’re already done ! The numerous demons haunting Rock’n’Roll backgrounds won’t never let you go !
All in punky elegance and pernickety erudition, Alain Feydri, right after his work about the Kinks, relates with humour the trip of two U.S. trash icons who introduced the Sonics and the Trashmen to several generations hooked on toxic beat !
Early sixties : Kristy, soon to be Poison Ivy, blows away her Barbie dolls without waiting the legal age for turning 'bad girl'. Erik Lee, prior to re-christined himself Lux Interior, devours Bela Lugosi movies in his Akron suburb, nursured by those thrilling Mad Daddy insane radio shows. When the two of ‘em will met, Rock’n’Roll will never be exactly the same.
In 320 green fuzz colored pages, stuffed with anecdotes, « For The Love Of Ivy » tracks down the substantial core of this unique and venomous world where Man Ray lives next to Link Wray and B-movies.
We’ve already seen some books on the Cramps. Various shapes, different languages. This one, well documented, is for sure the more accomplished one.
GET CRAMPED !