Children Of The Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975 by Dave Thompson

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By Dave Thompson

at first written off as a fad, Glam Rock has survived and thrived considering its early-Seventies heyday and now stands as a uniquely influential interval of pomp, glitz, glamour and parent-unfriendly model. the 1st half the last decade observed an explosion of color and melody that supplied definitely the right counterweight to the another way grim stipulations the united kingdom came upon itself in on the time. kids Of The Revolution charts this six-year interval, month via month, and tells the tale of some glitter and feather-obsessed would-be rock stars who all started a musical stream that proved ecocnomic, hit-packed and never with no its percentage of decadence and scandal. the tale charts the increase (and occasional fall) of such names as T Rex, David Bowie, Wizzard, Slade, the Bay urban Rollers, dust, candy, David Essex, Suzi Quatro, Mott the Hoople, Sparks, Kenny, Alvin Stardust and 1000's extra - all of whom have lived longer within the public wakeful than they can ever have imagined. First-person interviews mix with the intimate diary-like textual content to impart the entire breathless pleasure of an unrepeatable era.

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