ALAN McGEE (1)

Alan McGee sqAS A PRELUDE TO OUR COVERAGE OF SCARED TO GET HAPPY – THE NEW FIVE DISC BOX SET COMPILING OVER A HUNDRED INDIE SINGLES FROM THE 1980s – WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT A TWO-PART EDITION OF THE MOUTHCAST FEATURING ONE OF THE LEGENDARY FIGURES TO EMERGE FROM THAT ERA.
Alan McGee – founder of the label which brought you releases by Primal Scream, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Oasis, My Bloody Valentine, Ride, The House Of Love and Teenage Fanclub, amongst many others – discusses the early years of Creation Records. In fine form, he explains how the company grew from a series of club nights held above a pub in London, reveals why the label’s early singles had a distinctive trebly sound, and confesses he had “no idea” what he was doing as Creation expanded…

Listen to Part Two here