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David Bowie: A Life in Pictures
     

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

by Chris Welch
 
David Bowie fashioned a glittering career fueled by the spirit of reinvention. Not only did he make more than 20 groundbreaking albums (and is recording again), he also created vivid characters that took his music into the realm of theater. From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, Bowie's shifting personas had a profound cultural influence. If a picture says a

Overview

David Bowie fashioned a glittering career fueled by the spirit of reinvention. Not only did he make more than 20 groundbreaking albums (and is recording again), he also created vivid characters that took his music into the realm of theater. From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, Bowie's shifting personas had a profound cultural influence. If a picture says a thousand words, this lavishly illustrated volume pays tribute to Bowie's lasting legacy in the art scene.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780973449
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/06/2013
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


As a reporter on UK music weekly Melody Maker, Chris Welch went on the road with Led Zeppelin and The Who during the '60s and '70s and followed other key British bands of the era (Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Mott the Hoople). He since worked on a variety of music magazines and has written more than 20 books on various aspects of rock music, specializing in British bands of the 1960s onwards—a subject he lived more than any other journalist.

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