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David Bowie - Changes: A Life in Pictures 1947-2016

Chris Welch



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29 September 2020
Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups
David Bowie - Changes is a celebration of the international figure all starry-eyed hopefuls aspired to be when setting out on a path to fame and fortune in the music industry - whether they know it or not. Through more than 150 stellar photos, it tells the story of an artist the likes of which we'd never seen, and may never see again.

Bowie had a glittering career fuelled by the spirit of reinvention - he left over 20 albums in his wake - and was as colourful in his style and image as he was in his music. If a picture says a thousand words, this book ranks as the definitive manual on how to leave a lasting legacy in the art scene.
By:   Chris Welch
Imprint:   WELBECK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 230mm, 
ISBN:   9781787394865
ISBN 10:   1787394867
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   29 September 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
David Bowie - Changes contains approximately 150 beautiful, rare colour photographs that capture the imagination. David Bowie was a photographer's muse. In this title you will recall how Bowie had unconventionally good looks, was model slim and showed a willingness to expand the boundaries of fashion over uncharted territories. Bowie's visual history contains clues unlocking the mindset of several generations of music fan. The great man never stepped far from the world of haute couture, and for every skintight all-in-one there was a bespoke Saville row suit lurking in his wardrobe. All the photographs are complemented by insightful text from one of the UK's best contemporary music journalists.

Chris Welch started out as a reporter on UK music weekly Melody Maker in the mid-1960s. He went on the road with Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie and more during the 1970s. Chris has since worked on a variety of music magazines and written more than 20 books on rock music. His self-confessed finest hour was 'Playing conga drums, live on stage in Germany with Led Zep during Whole Lotta Love '.

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