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2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing New, 8 April 2012
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This review is from: The Man Who Sold The World: David Bowie And The 1970s (Hardcover)
Having read Pete Doggett's Beatles book and heard the build-up and trumpeting in advance I had high hopes for this book
But the tome adds nothing to Nicholas Pegg's lauded "Complete David Bowie" and, criminally, relies largely on spouting musical terms with no feel or knowledge of the true effect of Bowie's music
A lot of the theories/ attempted intellectual references are plain silly, laughable
There is a great book to be written on Bowie's songs but this collection of speculative imaginings and Fourth Form music class term-dropping isn't it
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