Strange Fascination: David Bowie, the Definitive Story

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Virgin, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 641 pages
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Thirty years on from his first hit single, 'Space Oddity', David Bowie remains the most influential rock star from the post-Woodstock generation. Strange Fascination chronicles Bowie's career against the colourful backdrop of post-Beatles pop culture. It's a story of amazing creativity, of huge theatricality and of an almost pathological quest to remain relevant and at pop's cutting edge. It is simply the the most complete account of David Bowie and his impact on pop culture ever written. This book is the first genuinely insightful and heavyweight biography of a true musical icon, fully revised and updated for paperback edition.

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Review: Strange Fascination: David Bowie: The Definitive Story

User Review  - Michael Emond - Goodreads

This is a well researched and thorough look at the career of David Bowie. Some of the pluses are how in depth it is and the fact the author takes time out for long direct quotes from the people he ... Read full review

Review: Strange Fascination: David Bowie: The Definitive Story

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

This is thoroughly readable and in my head allows me to recall different songs through the legend's chronology. Even reading about the mid to late 80's is enthral lung without too much muso terminology. Looking forward to Earthling and onward... Read full review


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David Buckley is the author of several books, including "R.E.M. Fiction: An Alternative Biography;" "Strange Fascination: David Bowie--The Definitive Story;" "The Stranglers: No Mercy--The Authorized and Uncensored Biography; "and "The Thrill of It All: The Story of Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music,

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