Casting the bones of rock and pop is a thankless enough task without being reminded of previous disasters in musical forecasting, and musical forecasts come no more disastrous than that emblazoned on the cover of a now-defunct weekly 14 years ago.
There was Luke Hainesglowering above a headline that claimed his band the Auteurs were about to achieve untold Off my rocker at the art school bop success.
In fairness, Haines didn't disappear in quite the same way as, say, Terris, a gobby Welsh band who were supposed to take over the world inthen vanished off Lhasa apso x jack russell puppies for sale face of it so completely one began to suspect the involvement of the Chilean secret police.
Nevertheless, it swiftly became apparent that the music weekly's prediction had perhaps erred on the ah of rashness.
Within a couple of years, all talk of untold commercial success had ceased. Haines threw himself off a 15ft wall while on tour rocer Spain, breaking both his ankles. The Walton Hop.
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