Dickon Edwards

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Dickon Edwards
Background information
Birth name Richard Edwards
Also known as Dickon Angel
Born (1971-09-03) 3 September 1971 (age 45)
Origin Bildeston, Suffolk, England
Genres Indie pop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Associated acts Fosca
Website Dickon Edwards
Notable instruments
Gibson SG

Dickon Edwards (born Richard Edwards; 3 September 1971), also known as Dickon Angel, is a London-based indie pop musician and diarist.[1] He has been a founding member of several bands, including Orlando and Fosca, and has played guitar in the band Spearmint.[2][3]

He keeps a long-running blog called The Diary at the Centre of the Earth[4] started in 1997. Excerpts from the blog are included in Travis Elborough and Nick Rennison's A London Year[5] and in the follow-up title A Traveller's Year[6]

In March 2008 he released a printed collection of lyrics titled The Portable Dickon Edwards, which was released in a limited edition alongside Fosca's The Painted Side of the Rocket album.[7]

His mother is the noted quiltmaker and author Lynne Edwards MBE.[8]

Dickon is known for his dandy aesthetic.[9][10]


  1. ^ Top Ten Literary Diarists The Guardian. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. ^ Dickon Edwards The Minds Construction Quarterly. Winter 2003. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ A Spearmint Biography Spearmint.net. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  4. ^ The Diary at the Centre of the Earth Dickonedwards.co.uk. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  5. ^ Introduction A London Year. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  6. ^ Contributors A Travellers Year. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  7. ^ Press Release for Painted Side of the Rocket. Butisitart.org. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  8. ^ Bildeston - Former teacher lands honour for craftwork Suffolk Free Press'. 3 January 2008. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  9. ^ Fix Up Look Sharp: Dickon Edwards Meets Turbonegro's English Gent The Quietus. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  10. ^ I am Dandy has arrived! Lives of the Dandies. 29 September 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2016.

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