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    DescriptionThe mid to late 1980s indie scenes in Britain--from C86 to Shoegaze--are a neglected moment in music history. There's been much coverage of punk, postpunk and the acid-house rave era of the early 90s, but the scene surrounding independent guitar-based music of the mid-80s has been largely overlooked. "A Scene In Between" looks at Britain's fashions, personalities and youth cultures from that era. Bands featured include Television Personalities, My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Smiths, The Pastels, The Vaselines and more obscure bands such as The Shop Assistants, The Flatmates and countless others. Author Sam Knee has reconnected with a vast network of people and resources to unearth literally hundreds of previously unpublished photographs of the bands, fans, clubs and street fashion of the time. Taking a sartorial angle, he looks at anoraks, oversized jumpers, leather trousers, bowl-cut hairdos, blouse shirts, stripey tees and box jackets. Dave Conway of My Bloody Valentine and Douglas Hart of The Jesus and Mary Chain contribute reminiscences.


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    Title
    A Scene In Between
    Subtitle
    Tripping Through the Fashions of UK Indie Music 1980-1988
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sam Knee, By (author) David Conway
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 620 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908714060
    ISBN 10: 1908714069
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Libri: I-MU
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15920
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    BISAC V2.8: MUS035000
    BIC subject category V2: JFCA
    B&T General Subject: 540
    LC classification: ML
    BIC subject category V2: AVGU
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    BISAC V2.8: MUS030000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 3JJPN
    DC23: 781.6609410904
    Illustrations note
    500 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Cicada Books Limited
    Imprint name
    Cicada Books Limited
    Publication date
    30 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London