Strange Fascination: David Bowie, the Definitive Story

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Virgin, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 566 pages
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The Sunday Times bestseller.

David Bowie was arguably the most influential artist of his time, reinventing himself again and again, transforming music, style and art for over five decades.

David Buckley's unique approach to unravelling the Bowie enigma, via interviews with many of the singer's closest associates, biography and academic analysis, makes this unrivalled biography a classic for Bowie fans old and new. This revised edition of Strange Fascination captures exclusive details about the tours, the making of the albums, the arguments, the split-ups, the music and, most importantly, the man himself. Also including exclusive photographic material, Strange Fascination is the most complete account of David Bowie and his impact on pop culture ever written.

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User Review  - dazzyj - LibraryThing

Enthusiastic but discerning introduction to Bowie's career, focussing on his musical development, and having the benefit of long interviews with a number of insiders (not, alas, the man himself). Read full review

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User Review  - nigeyb - LibraryThing

David Buckley really knows his stuff and has interesting, and new - to me, a reasonably knowledgeable fan - observations to make about the myriad twists and turns of David's career. As a teenage Bowie ... Read full review

Contents

Elvis Is English 19471967
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Beckenham Oddity 19671970
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Look Out All You RocknRollers 19701972
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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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