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Time Flies (Classic Edition with Beaked Bird Jacket)

Time Flies (Classic Edition with Beaked Bird Jacket)

The Story of Porcupine Tree


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Rich Wilson

The first in-depth investigation into one of England’s most enigmatic and engaging bands, Time Flies is the second book by Rich Wilson, the author of the acclaimed Lifting Shadows, the Authorised biography of Dream Theater. Drawing on original interviews with former band members, friends and colleagues, Rich has compiled a fascinating history of Porcupine Tree.

Time Flies describes the genesis of the band from founder Steven Wilson’s bedroom through their entire existence, reviewing their seventeen year career and ten studio albums. Drawing on original and archive interviews with band members, friends and people connected to Porcupine Tree, this unauthorised biography offers a perfectly complete critical look at arguably the UK’s last great prog rock band.

About the author

Rich Wilson is the author of Lifting Shadows, the Authorised Biography of Dream Theater, and a regular contributor to Classic Rock, Classic Rock Prog, Metal Hammer and Record Collector magazines.

Press reviews

Wilson nails authenticity from the get go… it’s this first hand knowledge that lifts Time Flies beyond being just any other biography, with the book – which also includes a series of rare images – feeling comprehensive and compelling.

Prog magazine

Absorbing tale of one of Britain’s most enigmatic groups… elevated by anecdotes and interviews from behind-the-scenes mainstays as well as band members.

Classic Rock


272 pages
Trim page size (H × W)
9.2 in × 6.1 in
Stock status
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