Shayne Carter is a musician. His bands include Bored Games, the Doublehappys, Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer. Dead People I Have Known is his first book.
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In Dead People I Have Known, the legendary New Zealand musician Shayne Carter tells the story of a life in music, taking us deep behind the scenes and songs of his riotous teenage bands Bored Games and the Doublehappys, his best-known bands Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer, and the Flying Nun Record label.