This volume offers a comprehensive range of approaches to the work of Mark E. Smith and his band The Fall in relation to music, art and politics. Mark E. Smith remains one of the most divisive and idiosyncratic figures in popular music after a recording career with The Fall that spans thirty years.While Ford was clearly drawn to writing on The Fall out of intellectual curiosity, his book Hip Priest (2003) reads surprisingly like ... a#39;The F all, [Smith] hoped, would always escape analysis: aI dona#39;t think established high-art theories apply to The Fall. ... The Fall: The Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E. Smith ( 2005), in which the ubiquitous Morley participated, and ... for the most part lacking the occasional bursts of brilliance evident in the book with Middles or the quality of writinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Mark E. Smith and The Fall: Art, Music and Politics|
|Author||:||Mr Benjamin Halligan, Mr Michael Goddard|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-01-28|