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Guy Pratt's new book - win a signed copy! Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Monday, 07 May 2007

As we've mentioned before, Guy Pratt's new book, "My Bass and Other Animals", is published at the end of this month, and we've got five copies, signed by Guy, to give away to BD visitors in our latest competition!

The book promises a warts'n'all look at his life on the road and in the studio. To give a flavour of what to expect, here's a snippet from his live show:

 Those who have seen Guy's "My Bass And Other Animals" show will know how hilarious it is, taking the audience through his musical history, involving such luminaries as Madonna, David Crosby, Michael Jackson and David Bowie, alongside sections on life with Pink Floyd and David Gilmour. The book itself should cover even more ground, and we cannot wait to read it!

my_bass_cover Ordering details for the book, and the dates and locations where you can catch Guy live, below.

To the competition! To win one of the five signed copies we have, just answer the following questions:

When did Guy first perform live with Pink Floyd?

Who is Guy currently touring with, as his bass player?

With which band did he play at Live8 in July 2005?

Please email your answer to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it by 11:59pm on May 20th, and please include your full mailing address so we know where to send the book if you are a winner! Five entries will be picked from all the correct entries received by that date, and the book sent out shortly afterwards. Please note, one entry per person please. Good luck! (In another chance to win, visit Play.com where you can enter their competition to win one of Guy's bass guitars too! No purchase necessary to enter it, meaning you can still buy it using our Amazon links below, helping out Brain Damage!)

To give another taste of the show (and book), here's an additional clip of Guy in action, revealing what can happen when you fly with Jimmy Page:

To order a copy of the "My Bass & Other Animals" book (at time of writing with a healthy discount), for delivery upon release, you can use the following special links: Amazon UK, Amazon Canada, Amazon Germany, or Amazon France. Please note that all the Amazon stores will ship the book worldwide. Also, using our Amazon links helps with the running costs of the site and we really appreciate it!

Here's when and where you can catch Guy performing his stand-up show:

May 26th HIGH WYCOMBE, The Swan
www.wycombeswan.co.uk
June 1st EDMONTON, Millfield Theatre www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk 
June 8th BRIGHTON, Komedia  www.komedia.co.uk
June 9th  HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, Old Town Hall www.oldtownhall.co.uk 
June 14th WINCHESTER, Tower  www.towerarts.co.uk 
June 16th LIVERPOOL, Royal Court  www.royalcourtliverpool.co.uk
June 17th CHESTER, Alexanders  www.alexandersjazz.com 
June 21st SWINDON, Arts Centre  www.swindon.gov.uk/artscentre
June 22nd CHELSEA, Festival (8pm & 9:30pm show)
www.chelseafestival.org.uk 
June 23rd GLASTONBURY, Festival  www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk 
June 24th GLASTONBURY, Festival
www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk
June 29th WIMBORNE, Tivoli  www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk 
June 30th WINDSOR, Arts Centre  www.windsorartscentre.org
July 12th SUFFOLK, Latitude  www.latitudefestival.co.uk 

Please note that the Brighton show has changed dates; originally scheduled for June 7th, it is now on June 8th.

Tickets for all the shows are either now on sale, on sale shortly, or in the case of the Glastonbury shows, already sold out! Please check with the box office of the venue you are interested in for ticketing details. And, please note, these are the ONLY shows that are currently confirmed for Guy, so please don't write to ask if he is playing in your town/city/country as we don't know!

 
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