From Pop Star to Alt Rocker

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From the makers of Classic Pop, The Bowie Years is a brand new four-part series that celebrates the life, music and legacyof the one and only David Bowie.

In this third volume, From Pop Star To Alt Rocker, we explore one of the most successful and yet controversial periodsof Bowie’s career. Our journey begins in 1983, with Bowie hitting his commercial peak with the floor-filling Let’s Dance, and then spending next 10 years dealing with the repercussions. We follow Bowie as he struggles to maintain his pop superstardom on the likes of Tonight, before finally throwing off the shackles and diving into the polarising rock project, Tin Machine,and then rediscovering his creative spark with one of his most under-heard albums, The Buddha Of Suburbia.

Inside this 132-page collector’s edition,our experts chart the highs and lows of David Bowie’s work from 1983 to 1993,analysing each diverse album of the period on a track by track basis, while also pulling out a playlist of lesser known gemsfor you to get your ears round. What’s more, we also explore Bowie’s relationship with his varied collaborators in this era – including brand new interviewswith sidemen Carmine Rojas and Kevin Armstrong, and examining his work with pop superstarsNile Rodgers and Queen.We also welcome back noted Bowie biographer Paul Trynka to explore one of the lost gems of Bowie’s career – the remarkableBaal EP. 

With all this and more, From Pop Star To Alt Rocker is a must-own for all true Bowie fans, so be sure to make it part of your collection today.