MAKE SOME NOISE by The Horne Section

Publishing 18th July 2024

Puffin Books | Hardback | ISBN 9780241649725

Also available in eBook and audio

 Riotously funny musical band The Horne Section (fronted by Taskmaster’s Alex Horne) tell you everything you need to know to be a music genius.

 With FUNNY tales, ABSURD history and UNBELIEVABLE facts, this mind-blowing guide to music can help anyone become a sound-making sensation.

In this book, readers will find answers to those all-important questions, such as:

  • Why is cabbage the key to musical genius?
  • Which is the fartiest of all the instruments?
  • Which song has the FUNNIEST lyrics of all time?


Band leader Alex Horne has also added some special tasks throughout the book, so readers will be making their own music in no time at all – without even leaving the house!

Hilarious, fact-packed and utterly absurd, this entertaining non-fiction is perfect for ages eight and above and will delight music fans as well as curious young minds looking to explore a new topic. The book will have lively mono illustrations throughout.

 About The Horne Section:

The Horne Section are a comedy musical band led by Alex Horne, the creator and host of the hit Bafta winning TV Series Taskmaster. The Horne Section also have their own critically acclaimed ‘musical sitcom’ on Channel 4. Currently in production with a second series and created, written by, and starring Alex Horne and The Horne Section. For the first series the Guardian said, ‘This riotously fun sitcom is an utter delight’ while the Independent called it ‘Endlessly charming’ and The Sunday Times called it ‘a first-class comedy’.

The Horne Section are: Alex Horne (band leader), Joe Auckland (trumpet and banjo), Mark Brown (saxophone and guitar), Will Collier (bass), Ben Reynolds (drums and percussion) and Ed Sheldrake (keyboards). Members of The Horne Section have performed with recording artists including Robbie Williams, Madness, Florence and the Machine, Amy Winehouse, George Ezra, Basement Jaxx, Disclosure and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

For further information and publicity enquiries, please contact Phoebe Williams: phoebe.williams@midaspr.co.uk