Simon Goddard


Simon Goddard is a music journalist and the author of several books about pop including Ziggyology. Born in Cardiff, his chosen funeral song is Shirley Bassey’s ‘The Party’s Over’.

Latest articles

  • Science & Health

    My Immortal Best Friend

    2nd Apr 2018

    For some, cryonic preservation is about cheating death, or at least trying to. But for others it’s about rediscovering the joy of life

  • The War Dead We Never Remember

    10th Nov 2017

    What was "the Phoney War" at the beginning of World War 2?

  • Culture

    Death Jam #2

    29th Aug 2017

    My Ten Best Songs About Death