Book by book, year by year, the ultimate literary trip through Bowie’s greatest decade.
This special edition is limited to just 500 copies. It is the second in a series of Bowie Odyssey collector's editions. It is the only way to acquire the book in hardback and it features a special alternative cover.
Britain, 1971. Strange land of hot pants, moral outrage, anarchist bombs and sexual revolution. As Marc Bolan is hailed as the nation’s teenage saviour, the forgotten hope called David Bowie searches for the spark to relight his fire. He finds it in London’s gay clubland and the stoned fields of Glastonbury, the speedy streets of New York City and his new rock’n’roll allies Lou Reed and Iggy Pop. The ignition for songs about life on Mars and cosmic messiahs, starry alter-egos and bold fashions fit for the ultimate Seventies superstar...
In the sequel to Bowie Odyssey 70, Simon Goddard continues his groundbreaking immersive narrative of the world around Bowie, through the second year of the decade he changed pop forever.
This special hardback edition with an alternate cover is part of a collector's series and is it is limited to just 500 copies.
'Simon Goddard's evocation of David Bowie circa '71 is imagined as brilliantly as its predecessor, which was the best book written about its subject until this one. The narrative is immense... Stupendous' Classic Rock, 9/10
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Publication Date: 16.09.21
Extent: 176 pages