Ricky Gervais Resurrects David Brent as a Cringe-Worth Music Star

If you were a fan of the original The Office, you’ll remember how David Brent was not only an insufferable boss, but he was also a blowhard wannabe singer. Ricky Gervais has brought Brent back to star in a film called David Brent: Life on the Road, which is due August 19. Now out of a job at the paper company, Brent is now pursuing his dream to be a country singer in a band called Foregone Conclusion. Oh, dear.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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