The Afghan Whigs' Gentlemen
By (author) Bob Gendron
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Afghan Whigs' Gentlemen by Bob Gendron
Book DescriptionLike no record before or since, "Gentlemen" is fraught with the psychological warfare, bedroom drama, Catholic guilt, reprehensible deception and the shame that coincide with relationships gone seriously wrong. This story explores what happens when intellectual sophistication is star-crossed with outspoken braggadocio, a charismatic mixture that managed to alienate the mainstream horde and arms-folded indie scenesters while, for good measure, incited outsider jealousy and condescending rumors advanced by the Fat Greg Dulli 'zine. In addition to dissecting the record's organization, arrangements and lyrics, as well as examining old articles, reviews and interviews, this book delves into the memories, experiences and influences of the Afghan Whigs, most notably those that drive Dulli, a polarizing frontman whose fierce pretentiousness, GQ appearance and gloves-off boisterousness concealed deep-rooted mental depression and chemical dependency."33 1/3" is a series of short books about a wide variety of albums, by artists ranging from James Brown to the Beastie Boys. Launched in September 2003, the series now contains over 50 titles and is acclaimed and loved by fans, musicians and scholars alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826429100
(165mm x 121mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Bob Gendron
Bob Gendron is Music Editor for The Absolute Sound magazine, for which he has written since 1998. In addition, he's a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune, where he writes a show previews column, music features, industry stories, concert reviews and album reviews. His work has also appeared in The Source.
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