All Music Guide's Stephen Thomas Erlewine has written, qEven when he was out of fashion in the '80s and '90s, it was clear that Bowie was one of the most influential musicians in rock, for better or worse.q In this comprehensive analysis of David Bowie's career, author James Perone examines the many identities and styles Bowie has developed over the years, and in so doing provides a stunning chronicle of creativity at work. This long overdue investigation lets Bowie's artistry speak for itself. After a biographical introduction, chronologically arranged chapters discuss the singer's fascinating--and iconoclastic--body of work. A discography and annotated bibliography conclude the book.just why Bowie did not take a more linear approach), the individual songs are strong enough that a reordered version of ... The lyrics of aWhata#39;s Really Happening, a which find Bowiea#39;s character contemplating just what led to the breakup of a relationship, feature a curious rhyme scheme. The first verse uses an A-A-A-B rhyme scheme, while all four of the lines in verse two include a final rhyme (A-A-A-A).
|Title||:||The Words and Music of David Bowie|
|Author||:||James E. Perone|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2007|