Brian Boyd is a feature writer who besides penning the weekly music column for “The Ticket” has worked all across the Irish Times. His work has also appeared in many international newspapers and magazines. In broadcasting he contributes to the BBC, RTE, Today FM, Newstalk and many other radio stations both here and abroad. He has been served tea by Morrissey; Bono has cooked him lunch and he has sung karaoke with Eminem. When he grows up he want to be Paul Simenon.