An account of Bowie's entire early career leading up to his landmark album "The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from Mars", which launched his career and established him as the first star of glitter rock.
Strange Stars tells the story of how incredibly well read artists--David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, and many more--brought Sci Fi's cosmic flare to their lyrics, sounds, and styles, and changed pop music forever.
Recounts the author's experiences working as a recording engineer for such artists as the Beatles, David Bowie, and Duran Duran, in a text that also features anecdotes and technical details of the trade.
Based on the massively popular Web site thisdayinmusic.com, this extraordinary day-by-day diary recounts the musical firsts and lasts, blockbuster albums and chart-topping tunes, and other significant happenings on each of the 365 days 0f ...
It was absolutely self-indulgent and it was ridiculously camp. It was a time we thought would never end. A time so long ago now it seems like a dream. But it wasn’t and I have the pictures to prove it.” Mick Rock
For the first time in his life, he may finally feel free enough to love and accept himself as he is. A poignant coming-of-age tale, Ziggy, Stardust and Me heralds the arrival of a stunning and important new voice in YA.
In this concise and penetrating book, featuring color photographs, highly regarded Rolling Stone critic, bestselling author, and lifelong Bowie fan Rob Sheffield shares his own feelings about the passing of this icon and explains why ...