Blink has eyes for Tricky and trip-hop

Blink has eyes for Tricky and trip-hop

Bonnier Books UK imprint Blink has bought the autobiography of British trip-hop legend Tricky, charting his rise from one of the UK’s most deprived areas to critically acclaimed success.

Commissioning editor Kerri Sharp acquired world rights from K7 Music in Berlin. The untitled book will be published in hardback this October.

Born in Bristol’s Knowle West, Tricky was part of the post-rave "trip-hop" scene in the 1990s. "Maxinquaye", the first of 13 albums by the musician, sold 800,000 copies worldwide and was a 1995 Mercury Prize nominee.

Written with music author Andrew Perry, Tricky s...

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