Man in the Music

Man in the Music : The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson

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"Man in the Music" meticulously tracks Jackson's solo career, from 1979's groundbreaking "Off the Wall" to 2001's "Invincible", to a glimpse into some of his yet-to-be-released material. With each album, Vogel places the music in its social and historical context, discusses its relation to Jackson's personal life, reveals the singer's fascinating process of artistic creation and analyses each record, from its cover, to its songs, to its aesthetic impact and cultural legacy. Rather than focusing on the surface-level sensationalism, "Man in the Music" explores and offers insight into the creative process behind Michael Jackson's work, which serious Michael Jackson fans are sure to be looking for.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 187 x 229 x 28.45mm | 1,138.52g
  • Sterling
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, 120 photographs
  • 1402779380
  • 9781402779381
  • 148,358

About Joseph Vogel

Joseph Vogel writes about popular culture, music and politics for The Huffington Post. He has been featured in numerous newspaper, radio and TV interviews, including Democracy Now! and the award-winning documentary This Divided State. He currently resides in upstate New York where he teaches and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rochester.
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