In the beginning…
1980s Culture / John Birch / Paddy McAloon / Prefab Sprout

In the beginning…

Prefab Sprout: The Early Years is a book written from the inside world of Prefab Sprout, drawing from the frank, open, surprising, humorous and enlightening memoirs of those working with, supporting and befriending Paddy McAloon since he first picked up a guitar as a lad, starting out his love affair with words, melodies and art. Continue reading

Now over to Hollywood, where the new Sprout video is being filmed…
Crimson/Red / Paddy McAloon / Prefab Sprout

Now over to Hollywood, where the new Sprout video is being filmed…

If you’re a Sprout fan like us at RepHERtoire, you will probably be a little nervous about what the latest visual effort will be. You see, Prefab Sprout videos are curious beasts. There’s never been a huge budget for them and the directors often have strange ideas as how to stretch this budget to the … Continue reading

More Than Just A Pretty Face: Confessions of a Fangirl
Danny WIlson / Green Gartside / Paddy McAloon / Prefab Sprout / Roddy Frame / Scritti Politti

More Than Just A Pretty Face: Confessions of a Fangirl

 by Rozonda Salas Everyone who knows me knows that I have a passion for 80s music, especially for groups like Aztec Camera, Scritti Politti, Danny Wilson and, above all, my favourite band for 25 years, Prefab Sprout.  As I started following these bands in my teens, and many of them were led by young men … Continue reading