COLD LIPS 05 x Nina Antonia

Nina Antonia has supported Cold Lips from our embryonic days on the stage of the Sylvia Plath Fan Club, above a late-strip club of Shoreditch. Wielded by the literary establishment as a ‘cult writer’, the Liverpool-born author found herself too working class to walk through the doors of the NME, and ended up with another angle, knowing the bands better than any of them ever … Continue reading COLD LIPS 05 x Nina Antonia

New fiction from Nina Antonia

Nina Antonia is best known for writing the most stolen book in rock n roll’s history, In Cold Blood about Johnny Thunders (currently in development in Hollywood).  But she has scribed and edited on a wealth of others: Peter Perret from the Only Ones, Peter Doherty, The Mission’s Wayne Hussey.  A rare force of true independence, this tarot reading tour-de-force was a regular at the … Continue reading New fiction from Nina Antonia

‘This Time It’s Personal’ With John Cooper Clarke

By Nina Antonia    The first time I met John Cooper Clarke, he was on the prowl for a new pair of skinny black jeans, down in the basement of Kensington Market. How the half-centuries fly! We palled up in mutual appreciation of the Only Ones and the jukebox of dreams. Though Kensington Market is now long gone, John’s look has remained a staple, complete … Continue reading ‘This Time It’s Personal’ With John Cooper Clarke

JOHN COOPER CLARKE LIVE 22nd April LONDON

We are super-proud to have the one and only Dr JOHN COOPER CLARKE lend his support to the launch party for the second edition of COLD LIPS. At the exclusive and intimate Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, the punk laureate, who once dated Nico, John Cooper Clarke will give a rare performance in support of Cold Lips, which he calls ‘artistic and fabulous’.  We are very … Continue reading JOHN COOPER CLARKE LIVE 22nd April LONDON