'The Man Who Sold The World' is a critical study od David Bowie's most inventive and influential decade, from his first hit, 'Space Oddity,' in 1969, to the release of Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) in 1980. Viewing the artist through the lens a detailed critique-musical, lyrical, conceptual, social-of every song Bowie wrote and recorded during that period, as well as a brilliant exploration of the development of and artist who prodoundly affected popular music and the concept of stardom itself.
As he dissects close to 250 songs, Doggett traces the major themes that inspired and shaped Bowie's career, from his flirtations with fascist imagery and infatuation with the occult to his pioneering 'creation' of himself as a superstar in the character of Ziggy Stardust. What emerges is an illuminating account of how Bowie escaped his working-class London background to become a global superstar. 'The Man Who Sold the World' lays bare the evolution of Bowie's various personas and unrivaled career of innovation as a musician, singer, composer, lyricist, actor, and conceptual artist. It is a fan's ultimate resource-the most rigorous and insightful assessment of Bowie's artistic achievement during this crucial period to date.
|Produto sob encomenda||Sim|
|Ano da edição||2012|
|Número de Páginas||512|