David Bowie: The Music And The Changes
is the complete guide to the music of this musical genius, fashion icon and near-mythical rock god. Author David Buckley
was awarded a PhD on David Bowie
so is best placed to guide you through an album by album and track by track exploration of this incredible man's incredible music.
The Music And The Changes kicks off with a timeline of Bowie's life, from his humble beginnings to his early albums to conquering the charts in the 1970s and 1980s and cementing his status as one of rock and pop music's most admired artists and icons. The real highlight for fans and those just getting into Bowie is the album by album and track by track analysis of every single one of his albums, up to and including his most recent release 'The Next Day'.
If you are unsure where to begin with Bowie, or perhaps you want to appreciate his music on the deeper level that it deserves, The Music And The Changes is perfect. It's also wonderful for a long-term fan to see a new perspective on the songs, with Buckley's unique way with words, he'll have you instantly revisiting Bowie's entire back catalogue. Of course, no guide to David Bowie would be complete without a wealth of full-page images, with an eight-page colour section. A man who revolutionised the connection between music and fashion requires some high-quality photos that document his changing styles.
Not only do you get all this, The Music And The Changes also features an extensive guide to compilations that feature early material and greatest hits, giving you unprecedented access to every song that Bowie has ever released on record. Wonderfully engrossing and incredibly detailed, this is indisputably the most complete analysis of Bowie's music ever published. Boasting release information, biography, historical details, full tracklistings and fascinating comments on individual tracks, David Bowie: The Music And The Changes is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to one of rock's most intriguing figures.