The Resource Bowie on Bowie : interviews and encounters with David Bowie, edited by Sean Egan, (electronic resource)

Bowie on Bowie : interviews and encounters with David Bowie, edited by Sean Egan, (electronic resource)

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Bowie on Bowie : interviews and encounters with David Bowie
Title
Bowie on Bowie
Title remainder
interviews and encounters with David Bowie
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edited by Sean Egan
Title variation
Interviews and encounters with David Bowie
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eng
Summary
David Bowie has been one of pop music's greatest interviewees since January 1972, when he famously risked career death by asserting to Melody Maker that he was gay. Although he wasn't yet a big star, it was a groundbreaking moment. And over the years, Bowie has failed to give an uninteresting interview. It might be said that he has habitually used the media for his own ends, but he has paradoxically also been searingly honest, declining to ever be coy about his ambitions, his private life, and even his occasional ennui. Bowie on Bowie presents some of the best interviews Bowie has granted in his near five-decade career. Each interview traces a new step in his unique journey, successively freezing him in time as young novelty hit-maker, hairy hippie, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke, plastic soul man, fragile Germanic exile, godfather of the New Romantics, eighties sellout, Tin Machinist, and, finally, permanently, artistically reborn beloved elder statesman of challenging popular music. In all of these iterations he is remarkably articulate. He is also preternaturally polite-almost every interviewer remarks upon his charm. The features in this book come from outlets both prestigious (Melody Maker, Mojo, New Musical Express, Q, Rolling Stone) and less well-known (The Drummer, Guitar, Ikon, Mr. Showbiz). In all cases, Bowie enables the reader to approach the nerve center of his ferociously creative and prolific output
Summary
Bowie on Bowie presents some of the best interviews David Bowie has granted in his near five-decade career. Each featured interview traces a new step in his unique journey, successively freezing him in time in all of his various incarnations, from a young novelty hit-maker and Ziggy Stardust to plastic soul player, 1980s sell-out, and the artistically reborn and beloved elder statesman of challenging popular music. In all of these iterations he is remarkably articulate and also preternaturally polite as almost every interviewer remarks upon his charm. The features in this book come from outlets both prestigious--Melody Maker, MOJO, New Musical Express, Q, Rolling Stone--and less well-known--the Drummer, Guitar, Ikon, Mr. Showbiz--but no matter the renown of the magazine, newspaper, or website, Bowie lets us approach the nerve center of his notoriously creative output
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10429074
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Midwest
Dewey number
782.42166092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1947-2016
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  • Egan, Sean
  • Bowie, David
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True
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Rock musicians
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adult
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interviews and encounters with David Bowie
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Bowie on Bowie : interviews and encounters with David Bowie, edited by Sean Egan, (electronic resource)
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MWT11523987
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781613730010
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11523987
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Bowie on Bowie : interviews and encounters with David Bowie, edited by Sean Egan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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MWT11523987
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613730010
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11523987
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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