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The Complete David Bowie

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THE ULTIMATE EDITION - EXPANDED AND UPDATED WITH MORE THAN 70,000 WORDS OF NEW MATERIALCritically acclaimed in its previous editions, The Complete David Bowie is recognized as the foremost source of analysis and information on every facet of Bowie's work. The A-Z of songs and the day-by-day dateline are the most complete ever published. From his boyhood skiffle performance at the 18th Bromley Scouts' Summer Camp, to the majesty of his final masterpiece Blackstar, every aspect of David Bowie's extraordinary career is explored and dissected by Nicholas Pegg's unrivalled combination of in-depth knowledge and penetrating insight.*The Albums - detailed production history and analysis of every album.*The Songs - hundreds of individual entries reveal the facts and anecdotes behind not just the famous recordings, but also the most obscure of unreleased rarities - from 'Absolute Beginners' to 'Ziggy Stardust', from 'Abdulmajid' to 'Zion'.*The Tours - set-lists and histories of every live show.*The Actor - a complete guide to Bowie's career on stage and screen.*Plus - the videos, the BBC radio sessions, the paintings, the internet and much more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 165 x 226 x 46mm | 367g
  • Titan Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 1785653652
  • 9781785653650
  • 30,793

About Nicholas Pegg

Nicholas Pegg is an actor, theatre director and writer. This beak is the culmination of a lifetime's interest in David Bowie's work.show more

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"I can't imagine how this nook could be better...the definitive read for Bowiephiles." Uncut. "The complete David Bowie certainly lives up to its title... Pegg's opinionated and witty prose turns it into that rare thing: a reference book that sparkles." MOJO. "Pegg has a keen critical intelligence." Sunday Telegraph.show more

Review Text

"Exhaustively researched and insightfully written. Pegg's an ideal guide through the Glass Spiderwebs of reference and allusion that comprise the Bowie songbook - 10/10" - Adventures In Poor Taste"If you are a huge fan of David Bowie and respect the work he did for nearly fifty years, The Complete David Bowie by Nicholas Pegg on Titan Books is perfect for you." - GamersSphere"Information overload for any true Bowie fan" - MyBigHonkinBlogshow more

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