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Simon Reynolds: Shock & Awe – Glam Rock And Its Legacy (Faber)

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, November 2016

AFTER DEFINING studies of post-punk (Rip It Up & Start Again) and nostalgia (Retromania), Simon Reynolds turns his gaze to glam in all its glory. For him, glam's original pull was one of surface-level childhood spectacle, but he found something more interesting on revisiting those 45s.

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