Send In The Clones

Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry and investigates the legal, artistic and cultural ramifications.

Acts like Bjorn Again and the Bootleg Beatles play all over the world, supporting some of the biggest names in the music industry. Tribute bands have their own festival - Glastonbudget - while a network of venues around the country exist entirely on the back of a staple diet of tribute acts.

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Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry and investigates the legal, artistic and cultural ramifications.

Acts like Bjorn Again and the Bootleg Beatles play all over the world, supporting some of the biggest names in the music industry. Tribute bands have their own festival - Glastonbudget - while a network of venues around the country exist entirely on the back of a staple diet of tribute acts.Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry.

Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry and investigates the legal, artistic and cultural ramifications. From August 2006.