Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984

Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984


Rip It Up and begin Again is the 1st book-length exploration of the wildly adventurous tune created within the years after punk. well known song journalist Simon Reynolds celebrates the futurist spirit of such bands as pleasure department, Gang of 4, conversing Heads, and Devo, which led to never-ending strategies in track, lyrics, functionality, and elegance and endured into the early eighties with the video-savvy synth-pop of teams reminiscent of Human League, Depeche Mode, and tender mobilephone, whose good fortune coincided with the increase of MTV. packed with perception and anecdotes and populated through charismatic characters, Rip It Up and begin Again re-creates the idealism, urgency, and pleasure of 1 of an important and hard classes within the background of renowned song.

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