Shock and Awe

Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century
CD - unabridged
Audio (19 discs)
Product Number: DD25696
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504735506
Narrator/s: Nicholas Camm
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Description

Spearheaded by David Bowie, Alice Cooper, T. Rex, and Roxy Music, glam rock reveled in artifice and spectacle. Reacting against the hairy, denim-clad rock bands of the late sixties, glam was the first true teenage rampage of the new decade. In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds takes you on a wild cultural tour through the early seventies, a period packed with glitzy costumes and alien make-up, thrilling music and larger-than-life personas. Shock and Awe offers a fresh, in-depth look at the glam and glitter phenomenon, placing it the wider seventies context of social upheaval and political disillusion.

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