Independence Days

Independence Days

The Story of UK Independent Record Labels

Book - 2009
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Collating more than 150 interviews, Independence Days traces the story of the UK independent record label boom from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s, a period which saw a new generation of independent spirits take up the baton and revolutionise the course of popular music. Covers the era's most celebrated labels including Rough Trade, Beggars Banquet/4AD, Factory, Cherry Red and Mute - and covers releases by such notable acts as The Smiths, Joy Division, The Buzzcocks, Elvis Costello, Gary Numan, Teardrop Explodes and Nick Cave.
Publisher: London : Cherry Red, 2009.
ISBN: 9781901447415
Branch Call Number: 338.4778 OGG
Characteristics: xvii, 577 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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