Acts from literature

Here is a list of 33 acts whose name was inspired by literary works or directly taken from book titles or character in them.

ActBook nameAuthor
A Flock of SeagullsJonathan Livingston SeagullRichard Bach
Art of NoiseArt of NoisesLuigi Russolo
Belle and SebastianBelle et SébastienCécile Aubry
Big Brother and the Holding Company1984George OrwelL
Billy TalentHard Core LogoMichael Turner
Boo RadleysTo Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
Bronski BeatThe Tin DrumGünter Grass
ColdplayChild's Reflection, Cold PlayPhilip Horky
DoorsThe Doors of PerceptionAldous Huxley
Generation XGeneration XJane Deverson and Charles Hamblett
Good CharlotteGood Charlotte: The Girls of Good Day OrphanageCarol Beach York
Heaven 17A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess
Icicle WorksThe Day the Icicle Works ClosedFrederik Pohl
Level 42The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams
Manhattan TransferManhattan TransferJohn Dos Passos
MarillionThe SilmarillionJ.R.R. Tolkien
MobyMoby DickHerman Melville
MolokoA Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess
Mott the HoopleMott the HoopleWillard Manus
My Chemical RomanceEcstasy: Three Tales Of Chemical RomanceIrvine Welsh
Nick Cave and the Bad SeedsThe Bad SeedWilliam March
Primal ScreamPrimal ScreamArthur Janov
SilverchairThe Silver ChairC.S. Lewis
Sixpence None the RicherMere ChristianityC.S. Lewis
Steely DanNaked LunchWilliam S. Burroughs
SteppenwolfSteppenwolfHermann Hesse
SupertrampThe Autobiography of a Super-TrampWilliam Henry Davies
Tears For FearsThe Primal ScreamArthur Janov
The FallThe FallAlbert Camus
Thompson TwinsThe Adventures of TintinHergé (aka Georges Prosper Remi)
Uriah HeepDavid CopperfieldCharles Dickens
Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet UndergroundMichael Leigh
Veruca SaltCharlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
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