Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie

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ECW Press, Nov 16, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 300 pages
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By 1987, David Bowie was at a creative, critical and commercial low. His most recent album was dismissed by the music press, his latest tour written off as a disaster. Yet - almost 20 years later, Bowie has re-established himself at the very peak of his profession in one of the most extraordinary comebacks in rock history. While most biographies on Bowie still focus on the early years, Hallo Spaceboy is the first to chronicle the comeback in detail. Drawing upon exclusive interviews with fans, colleagues and associates, it is the follow-up to Moonage Daydream (1987).
 

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User Review  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

Absolutely superb in its exploration of Bowie's recent history. What I especially liked was Thompson's refusal to delve into dunked and innuendo, instead sticking exclusively to published interviews ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER FOUR Im Glad Youre Older Than Me
67
CHAPTER SIX Where Have All Papas
107
Hating Through our Sleeves
191
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Everyone Says Hi
255
Ruptured Structures
285
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Dave Thompson is the author of more than 80 books, including Cream: The World's First Supergroup, Go Phish, Moonage Daydream, Never Fade Away, and Smoke on the Water. In 1998, he was ranked one of rock's five foremost authors in Mojo magazine. He lives in

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