Simon Napier-Bell is rock manager, author, film maker and public speaker. Artists he’s managed include The Yardbirds, Ultravox, T Rex, Marc Bolan, Japan, Asia, Candi Staton, Boney M, Sinéad O’Connor, Wham, and George Michael. He co-wrote the song You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me. He has also written four best-selling music business books: You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me, Black Vinyl White Powder, I’m Coming To Take You To Lunch, and Ta–Ra–Ra–Boom–De–Ay. Recently he directed three documentary films, To be Frank, Sinatra at 100 – 27, Gone Too Soon – and 50 Years Legal, marking 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK. He is CEO of Pierbel Group, which offers music management and consultancy, and is originating producer of Raiding the Rock Vault, the No 1 rated music show in Las Vegas, and Raiding the Country Vault, in Branson, Missouri.
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