Mad World

Mad World

An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s

Book - 2014
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The authors provide an oral history that celebrates the New Wave music phenomenon of the 1980s via new interviews with some of the most notable artists of the period. Each chapter begins with a discussion of their most popular song but leads to stories of their history and place in the scene, ultimately painting a vivid picture of this colorful, idiosyncratic time.
Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams Image, 2014
New York, NY : Abrams Image, 2014
ISBN: 9781419710971
1419710974
Branch Call Number: 781.6609 M233m 2014
Characteristics: 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bernstein, Jonathan - Author

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Simon and the boys weren't the only band in town, but they were a big piece of it.

This is the book that my New Wave-loving, Star Hits-reading, 14-year-old self could only dream would exist in the future. Lucky her, lucky me, lucky you--the future is now! (Jen W's pick)


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