The Lost Tribes of Pop
Goths, Folkies, iPod Twits and Other Musical Stereotypes
By (author) Tom Cox
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Lost Tribes of Pop by Tom Cox
Book DescriptionFew things tell us more about ourselves than the music we listen to, a fact that Tom Cox has demonstrated brilliantly in his acclaimed Observer column, The Lost Tribes of Pop. Extended from that column, Cox's beautifully illustrated book presents a unique and hilarious vision of the current pop climate, via the people who really make it what it is: the fans. From Dave, the Old School Goth, and Charlie, the iPod Twit, to Nancy, the Rave Mom, and Margot, the First-time Gigger, Lost Tribes is an endlessly entertaining and curious mix of social stereotypes, in all their flawed, obsessive, identity-searching glory. Some are idiotic. There are plenty of books about people behind the music. The Lost Tribes of Pop is different: it's a book about the people in front of it. It's the work of a major writing talent, and a must-have for any music fan.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780749951061
(204mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Tom Cox
Tom Cox has written articles, reviews and features for the Guardian, Observer, Esquire, Mojo, Uncut, the Telegraph, The Times, The Sunday Times, the Mail on Sunday and many other national publications.
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