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Rip it Up and Start Again

Postpunk 1978-1984

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Rip it Up and Start Again by Simon Reynolds
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In this, the first book to take a big-picture view of the entire post punk period, acclaimed author and music journalist Simon Reynolds recreates a time of tremendous urgency and idealism in pop music. Full of anecdote and insight, and featuring the likes of Joy Division, The Fall, Pere Ubu, PiL and Talking Heads, Rip It Up And Start Again stands as one of the most inspired and inspiring books on popular music ever written.

Author Biography

Simon Reynolds is the author of Energy Flash: A Journey through Rave Music and Dance Culture, Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock, The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellions and Rock and Roll (co-written with Joy Press), Rip it Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978 - 1984, Bring the Noise: Twenty Years of Hip Hop and Hip Rock, Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past, and most recently, Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and its Legacy from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century.
Release date Australia
February 7th, 2019
Pages
608
Edition
Main - Faber Social Greatest Hits
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Faber & Faber
ISBN-13
9780571349678
Product ID
28254093

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