Rip it Up and Start Again

Rip it Up and Start Again

Punk's raw power rejuvenated rock, but by the summer of 1977 the movement had become a parody of itself. RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN is a celebration of what happened next. Post-punk bands like PiL, Joy Division, Talking Heads, The Fall and The Human League dedicated themselves to fulfilling punk's unfinished musical revolution. The post-punk groups were fervent modernists; Punk's raw power rejuvenated rock, but by the summer of 1977 the movement had become a parody of itself. RIP IT UP AND ...

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Title:Rip it Up and Start Again
Author:Simon Reynolds
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Genres:Music
ISBN:Rip It Up and Start Again: Post-Punk 1978-84
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:577 pages pages