Re-make/Re-model: The Art School Roots of Roxy Music

Re-make/Re-model: The Art School Roots of Roxy Music

Michael Bracewell
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Author:  Michael Bracewell
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  464
Publisher:  Faber & Faber
Year:  2020
ISBN:  9780571359790

A new edition as part of the Faber Greatest Hits - books that have taken writing about music in new and exciting directions for the twenty-first century.

Re-make/Re-model tells the little known and fascinating story of the individuals and circumstances which combined to form the groundbreaking band Roxy Music -- how the art school avant-garde of the 1960s met the sweat, luck and attitude of chart-topping pop. Written with the co-operation of all of those involved, including Bryan Ferry, Brian Eno, Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera, this is also the definitive account of a new pop vision that would dominate the 1970s. From student digs and provincial nightclubs to emerald-green eyeshadow and fake leopard skin, Re-make/Re-model is about a band which invented an era.