"...The Listening Party is a refreshingly different rock book, as it gained interviews that would never normally have been approved... In years to come when artefacts are gathered to represent the 2020-21 Pandemic, The Listening Party will be pride of place. "
The Charlatans' Tim Burgess invites you to the greatest listening party of all time.
In 2020 when the world was forced to hit pause on live in-person gigs, Tim Burgess found an ingenious way to bring people together by inviting artists and bands, from Paul McCartney and New Order to Michael Kiwanuka and Kylie, to host real-time album playbacks via Twitter.
Relive 100 of the most memorable listening parties here with stories from bands and fans, rarely seen backstage images,
and unique insider info from those who created these iconic albums.
"Hey Twitter, let's all say a big thanks to Tim for these brilliant events this year! We really needed them. So much great music being talked about.'" - Sir Paul McCartney
"Twitter being used for something really positive." - Mary Beard