Since 2001, David has maintained a parallel career as a critically and commercially successful author.
He’s written a dozen factual books and biographies and his first novel Back Moss was published in 2018. His music and entertainment biographies include books on George Michael, Ed Sheeran, Emma Watson, Simon Cowell and Tony Wilson.
David’s book I Swear I Was There: The Gig That Changed the World was named as one of the 50 top music books of all time by GQ magazine.
In 2015 he wrote his first true crime book - Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil. The book was serialised in the Daily Mail and turned into an award-winning documentary by BBC Radio 4.
David's books are all available on Amazon and from Fahrenheit Press.