Chameleon, entertainer, actor, legend: that was David Bowie. Discover the man behind the image through 10 extraordinary years of songwriting.
Throughout his lifetime, David Bowie always pushed the musical and technological envelope, remaining one of his generation’s most innovative performers while staying one jump ahead of his many imitators. While his various artistic incarnations are known, renowned music journalist Chris Welch illuminates the man through an exploration of his diverse body of work. Welch delves into every track of each of Bowie’s albums from 1970-1980 in great detail, from The Man Who Sold the World through Scary Monsters, revealing that the only constants are his incredible voice, imagination, and supreme talent for artistic reincarnation.
New format of David Bowie: The Stories Behind the Songs
About the Author:
Chris Welch was Melody Maker features editor and is one of the UK’s most respected music journalists. He has written 20 rock biographies and contributes to the Sunday Times and the Independent. He has also worked on Metal Hammer, Kerrang!, and Rock World.
- Series: Classic Tracks
- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Carlton Books
- Music / Genres & Styles / Rock