This is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco

This is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco

This is Uncool The Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco In the Sex Pistols burst on the scene with Anarchy in the UK and transformed pop music forever Along with that song every one of these singles helped reshape the culture s style language and

  • Title: This is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco
  • Author: Garry Mulholland
  • ISBN: 9781844031054
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1977, the Sex Pistols burst on the scene with Anarchy in the UK and transformed pop music forever Along with that song, every one of these singles helped reshape the culture s style, language, and performance This is the story of how music and the world change, how bands reach a peak and dominate the scene briefly before fading away, and about the undeniable power oIn 1977, the Sex Pistols burst on the scene with Anarchy in the UK and transformed pop music forever Along with that song, every one of these singles helped reshape the culture s style, language, and performance This is the story of how music and the world change, how bands reach a peak and dominate the scene briefly before fading away, and about the undeniable power of certain songs Nirvana s Smells Like Teen Spirit, for example Here are punk and grunge, disco and rock, funk and electronica, rap and hip hop Every incisive, illuminating, and outspokenessay defies the accepted view of music journalism From Elvis Costello s Alison and The Bee Gees Stayin Alive to Bjork s Hyperballad and Missy Elliot s The Rain , it s a truly provocative read.

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    was dipping into this at the weekend, and already have a list of 15 singles to download. I did start off by dipping into this book, and it is a great one to dip into, but after a bit I read it from the beginning because Mulholland would set the scene for each year, give the singles he discusses some context, and also the comments often refer back to earlier comments. These context-setting pieces are funny, astute, sad, joyous and aware. For example 1984: Police were blank eyed paramilitaries lay [...]

    In my never ending quest to read everything about music, I have come across Garry Mulholland's lovingly crafted and very personal list of songs that he loves. I have also read the companion book, Fear of Music, which is equally wonderful. This book is full of both standard classic songs and obscure eighties and nineties tracks that take some digging to find for those of us who thrive on finding everything new and wonderful in the world. Mulholland, who has worked as both a musician and a music j [...]

    Great stuff. One of those books you flick through when the opportunity presents itself. Every loo should have one.

    Sort of a combination of a journal/diary and a graphic arts book on the 45 single. Or better yet a memoir via one's record collection. Unusual book and really superb.

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