Simon Price

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Birthday
25, 1967
Birthplace
Wales
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Wales

About

Known for his bestselling biography of the Welsh band Manic Street Preachers, released in 1999 and entitled Everything, he also became known for writing a music review column in The Independent on Sundays.

Before Fame

After studying philosophy and French at University College London, he was hired as a music critic by Barry & District News. He subsequently spent nearly a decade working for a music journal called Melody Maker.

Trivia

He closely associated himself with a 1990s United Kingdom glam and pop music movement known as Romantic Modernism ("Romo").

Family Life

He grew up near Cardiff, Wales, in the Vale of Glamorgan town of Barry.

Associated With

He publicly opposed Pope Benedict XVI's 2010 visit to the United Kingdom.