Harvey Lee's 'Backstage Pass': A Symphony of Music, Tech, and Life Lessons

Harvey Lee’s ‘Backstage Pass’: A Symphony of Music, Tech, and Life Lessons

February 2024 will see a book that’s been four years in the making but encompasses a lifetime of experiences, insights, and tales from the worlds of music and technology get released. ‘Backstage Pass’ by Harvey Lee is set to hit the shelves on 14th February 2024, and it promises a ride through the life of a man who started with a dream of music and reached the zeniths of the corporate world.


‘Backstage Pass’ is far from your typical read. It’s a blend of autobiography, intriguing stories from the realms of music and tech, and a source of business motivation, all narrated in a lively, engaging, and dynamic manner.

Harvey Lee’s journey began with a passion for Rock music, ignited by watching AC/DC perform ‘Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution’ on Top of the Pops in 1980. From a young lad in Manchester with minimal qualifications and a seemingly bleak future, Harvey’s journey saw him climb the corporate ladder, holding prestigious positions in renowned companies like Virgin and Microsoft.

The book chronicles Harvey’s evolution from a bassist in an emerging Hair Metal band to a roadie for ’60s icons, Herman’s Hermits, where he donned multiple hats, from merchandise seller to tour manager, and even a brief stint as the band’s bassist! It was this journey that equipped him with invaluable life skills, laying the foundation for his illustrious career.

Harvey’s path was laden with challenges and setbacks, but his resilience and innovative problem-solving turned these hurdles into opportunities, earning him respect and recognition in the music and tech industries. His encounters with music moguls like Trevor Horn, Mickie Most, and Jaz Coleman of Killing Joke, and his innovative solutions for bands like AC/DC, make ‘Backstage Pass’ a riveting read, filled with inspiration and a testament to the power of perseverance and passion.

Inspiration and Lessons:

‘Backstage Pass’ is not just a recounting of Harvey’s journey; it’s a beacon of hope and a source of inspiration for anyone looking to navigate their career paths. The book is peppered with tales of triumphs and tribulations, each ending with concise summaries of life and business lessons applicable to various situations.

Harvey’s creative approach to overcoming obstacles serves as a reminder that our paths are not predetermined and that a slow start can lead to remarkable achievements. His story is a harmonious blend of Rock and Roll and business insights, all fueled by his love for AC/DC.

To pre-order ‘Backstage Pass’, visit Harvey Lee’s Official Website. The book will be accessible globally and in the UK through Amazon, Waterstones, Blackwell’s, and other usual outlets.

About the Author:

Harvey Lee, a native of Newcastle and raised in Manchester, has dedicated four decades to the music and tech industries, working with giants like Virgin and Microsoft. Currently residing in London, he serves as the Vice President of Product Marketing at the Product Marketing Alliance (PMA), where he mentors the upcoming generation of product marketers and leads the consulting business.

Harvey is a sought-after speaker, having delivered talks in cities like San Francisco, London, Amsterdam, and New York. He continues to inspire hundreds through his PMA webinars and teachings.


‘Backstage Pass’ by Harvey Lee is a melody of life lessons, business insights, and engaging tales from the music and tech world. It’s a book that resonates with the highs and lows of life, inspiring and motivating readers to pursue their passions and dreams. A read that’s been a lifetime in the making, ‘Backstage Pass’ is set to be a harmonious addition to your book collection this February.

Phil Aston | Now Spinning Magazine

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