A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga Of The Smiths

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ISBN : 9780307715951
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A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths

The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history.

They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce--were critical and popular favorites throughout their mid-1980s heyday and beyond. To this day, due to their unforgettable songs and lyrics, they are considered one of the greatest British rock groups of all time--up there with the Beatles, the Stones, the Who, and the Clash. 

Tony Fletcher paints a vivid portrait of the fascinating personalities within the group: Morrissey, the witty, literate lead singer whose loner personality and complex lyrics made him an icon for teenagers who felt forlorn and forgotten; his songwriting partner Marr, the gregarious guitarist who became a rock god for a generation of indie kids; and the talented, good-looking rhythm section duo of bassist Rourke and drummer Joyce. Despite the band's tragic breakup at the height of their success, A Light That Never Goes Out is a celebration: the saga of four working-class kids from a northern English city who come together despite contrasting personalities, find a musical bond, inspire a fanatical following, and leave a legacy that changed the music world--and the lives of their fans.

Specifications of A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths

GENERAL
AuthorTony Fletcher
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1St Edition
ISBN-100307715957
ISBN-139780307715951
PublisherCrown Archetype
Number Of Pages704
Publication Date2012-12-04
DIMENSIONS
Height9.44 inch.
Length6.48 inch.
Width1.81 inch.
Weight2.4 pounds.

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