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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

By Robert Dimery

Paperback / softback | ISBN 9781922351869

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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is theultimate critical guide to history's greatest music.

You'll find a mouthwatering choice of listening here:from Miles Davis's jazz landmark Kind of Blue (1959)to David Bowie's tragic final release (2016), alongsidegroundbreaking releases by contemporary artists.Explore musical history from the symphonic pop ofThe Beach Boys' Pet Sounds to the gargantuan grungeof Nirvana's Nevermind.

As well as the acknowledged milestones withoutwhich no collection is complete, you'll discover manyunexpected treats, such as Einstrzende Neubauten'spower tool-enhanced soundscapes and Aphex Twin'ssonic troublemaking.

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die payshomage to the forces that have shaped rock andpop - but also dips into dance, jazz, funk, punk,disco, soul, hip-hop, world music and the avant-garde.Fascinating insights and trivia accompany detailedreviews of each album. What did Time magazineconsider the twentieth century's greatest album?Which anthem by Prince was an attempt to emulate
Bob Seger? And what links Count Basie and Batman?With inside knowledge and incisive criticism from90 internationally acclaimed music journalists, thisupdated edition provides an indispensable companion
to the music itself.

Illustrated with more than 900iconic images of album covers, bands and artists,1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is amust-have for the musically inspired.


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Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781922351869
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Publisher: Murdoch Books
Number of pages: 960
Width (mm): 162
Height (mm): 210
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