Strange Fascination: David Bowie: The Definitive Story
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
Introduction Uncage the Colours
Chapter 1 Elvis ls English 19471967
Look Out All You RocknRollers 19701972
Chapter 4 Cosmic Surgery19711972
Killing the Kabuki Monster 19721974
Shilling the Rubes 19741975 93
David Bowie Superstar 19821987
The Music Is Outside 19941997
The Revolution Will Be Downloaded 19982000
Chapter 15 like Strauss at 84 20012005