With Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson created a sound so popular that everyone copied it – which meant that everyone got sick of it too. For a while, as the industry cashed in on the soul revival he’d ushered in, the phone didn’t ring: his producer friends, he says, got the calls for Adele instead.He was fired by The Gossip; he wrote a doomed anthem for Coca-Cola(“God bless Katy B”).

There was too much clubbing – and that peroxide hair. As the noughties faded into history, he says, he was thinking, “What am I doing and how am I going to get back to being relevant and anyone giving a shit”?

With Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson created a sound so popular that everyone copied it – which meant that everyone got sick of it too. For a while, as the industry cashed in on the soul revival he’d ushered in, the phone didn’t ring:his producer friends, he says, got the calls for Adele instead. He was fired by The Gossip; he wrote a doomed anthem for Coca-Cola(“God bless Katy B”).With Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson created a sound so popular that everyone copied it – which meant that everyone got sick of it too. For a while, as the industry cashed in on the soul revival he’d ushered in, the phone didn’t ring:his producer friends, he says, got the calls for Adele instead. He was fired by The Gossip; he wrote a doomed anthem for Coca-Cola(“God bless Katy B”).

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With Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson created a sound so popular that everyone copied it – which meant that everyone got sick of it too. For a while, as the industry cashed in on the soul revival he’d ushered in, the phone didn’t ring: his producer friends, he says, got the calls for Adele instead.He was fired by The Gossip; he wrote a doomed anthem for Coca-Cola(“God bless Katy B”).

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With Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson created a sound so popular that everyone copied it – which meant that everyone got sick of it too. For a while, as the industry cashed in on the soul revival he’d ushered in, the phone didn’t ring: his producer friends, he says, got the calls for Adele instead.He was fired by The Gossip; he wrote a doomed anthem for Coca-Cola(“God bless Katy B”).