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TRULY FABULOUS BOOK ON BOWIE, UNMISSABLE !
on 28 January 2013
One thing you can always say of David Bowie is pure class. A rock legend,a man who's changed by each album the face and direction of popular music. So how about a book on them, great idea, but open this large tome and you'll be drawn into the amazing world of the man and his albums. This simply is one book no fan will want to miss,full to the brim on the facts behing every album, studio photos, who produced,engineered and who played on them from his first self titled album through to Reality, and a bit of where he is now,When written only a few months ago clearly no one had a clue a new album was in the pipeline. Every album here is covered in depth, solo and Tin Machine ones,track listings etc. Photos in the studio and from the many tours,a guide to all things Bowie appearances,recording dates but most of all this is a book about him,and his music. Superbly written, easy to read and very engrosing and gives so much insight into the reasons behind every aone along with Bowie's own ongoing comments. The photos throughout are simply brilliant,the costumes,the fashions, the ideas behing how the music was changing, so much in a book of clearly lasting pleasure to any fan. A book you can either just sit and flip through,or read from any place your interest is,as you play the album of choice, or to be read through beginning to end. There are not many artist boooks of this quality, but the man is that and this book on his career studiowise and on the tour circuit is an absolute must, for certainly any Bowie fan, as well as many others.
As I wrote this it reminds me how we all thought or hoped he come on at the London Olympics closing ceremony as they played 'Fashion' sadly he didn't although asked. But it shows just how loved he is, one of the absolute pop greats, and this a book to enjoy again and again.