Perfect Sound Forever: The Story of Pavement

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Justin, Charles & Co., 2004 - Music - 217 pages
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From their inception as a distorted lo-fi pop duo out of Stockton, California, to their mid-career incarnation as a five-piece slumberpop beauty machine, Pavement were a leading force in the indie art-rock music scene of the 1990s. Perfect Sound Forever is British music journalist Rob Jovanovic's profile of the band and their quirkily dark, melodic sound and cryptic, mirth-filled lyrics. Original, eccentric, consistently tagged "noise-rock's premier sing-along band" - Pavement refused to offer a coherent blueprint for success. In Perfect Sound Forever, Rob Jovanovic immerses himself in this confusion, bringing together the stories of the people who were there as it happened.
 

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Stockton, CA, is not generally thought of as the epicenter of an American rock music scene. However, Stockton can lay claim to birthing its most famous son, Chris Isaak, the critically acclaimed ... Read full review

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I've been reading (and writing) about Pavement since '94, and I give up. No one's gonna crack that nut. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Rob Jovanovic is the author of books on Kate Bush, Beck, R.E.M, Pavement, Nirvana, George Michael, and Big Star. He has contributed to such music magazines as "Mojo"", " "Q"", " "Level"", " "Record Collector, " and "Uncut".

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