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Field Guide to Britpop

Field Guide to Britpop

by Steve Wide

Published by Smith Street Books

8.5"x7", 96p, 80 color illustrations, hardcover

$14.95

This book is your gateway to the oasis of Britain’s music in the 90s.

A Field Guide to…delves into music’s most influential genres to uncover the innovators and agitators who changed music history forever.

In A Field Guide to Britpop, Steve Wide explores a scene fueled by north??"south rivalries, tribal fashion, and a good cup of tea. Uncover the artists and albums, the who’s who, and hangabouts that defined the era. From Blur’s jaunty pop, Pulp’s working-class poetry, and Suede’s dark tales of the elegantly wasted, to the pub sing-alongs of Oasis ??" Britpop looked to the past to reshape the future, becoming the last true music scene of the 20th century.

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