Words and Music: A History of Pop in the Shape of a City (Paperback)Paul Morley (author)
Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 19/07/2004
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Has pop burnt itself out? Inspired by the video for Kylie Minogue's hit single 'Can't Get You Out of My Head', acclaimed rock journalist Paul Morley is driving with Kylie towards a virtual city built of sound and ideas in search of the answer. Their journey bridges the various paradoxes of twentieth-century culture, as they encounter a succession of celebrities and geniuses - including Madonna, Kraftwerk, Wittgenstein and the ghost of Elvis Presley - and explore the iconic and the obscure, the mechanical and the digital, the avant-garde and the very nature of pop itself.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: New edition
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