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To Disco, With Love : The Records That Defined an Era (Hardcover) (David Hamsley)

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Over 250 Disco-era album covers-from sexy to silly, elegant to outrageous-that brings alive a time when fashion, politics, and sexuality all converged in harmony on the dance floor.

Paging through To Disco, with Love is like catching Saturday Night Fever all over again. From Diana Ross and Donna Summer gazing fiercely from their chart topping albums to the Village People's trademark costumes and the Bee Gee's blinding white jumpsuits,To Disco celebrates the days when the dance floor ruled the world.

Gathered together and presented chronologically, these striking covers tell the story of a moment in time when art and photography, music, and dance changed the world. We see a rapid evolution, from the early days when Disco's roots were firmly planted in Soul, Latin, and Jazz, all the way to the digital revolution of the 1980s. Like fleeting moments caught in the strobe, these covers vibrantly capture our takes on fashion and beauty, wealth and status, sex, race, and even God.As the hair gets bigger, bell bottoms wider, and platform shoes steeper, the vibrancy and energy of this moment in music history is brought back to vivid life. Accompanied by insightful, spirited descriptions that showcase the evolving trends in photography, illustration, and design, To Disco, with Love charts the history of the music and the industry during its groovy heyday.

"With over 250 full color photographs of Disco's greatest album covers, paging through To Disco, with Love is like catching Saturday Night Fever all over again. From Diana Ross and Donna Summer gazing fiercely from their chart topping albums to the Village People's trademark costumes and the Bee Gee's blinding white jumpsuits, To Disco celebrates the days when the dance floor ruled the world"--
Number of Pages: 197.0
Genre: Music, Art
Sub-Genre: Popular Culture, Musical Instruments / Piano + Keyboard
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: David Hamsley
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2015
TCIN: 23936910
UPC: 9781250068453
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8103

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