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Your favorite band is killing me : what pop music rivalries reveal about the meaning of life / Steven Hyden.

Hyden, Steven, 1977- author. (Author).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 781.64 Hyd (Text) 32604000204403 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 781.64 HYD (Text) 840191002221534 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 781.64 HYDEN (Text) 33946003123036 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/11/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 781.64 HYD (Text) 39391006747529 Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 781.64 HYD (Text) 37323005265817 NONFIC Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 781.64 HYD (Text) 78551000526967 Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Rochester Library 781.64 HYD (Text) 33187004060857 Nonfiction - R Available -
Seymour Main Library 781.64 HYDEN (Text) 37500004200495 Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316259156
  • ISBN: 0316259152
  • Physical Description: x, 294 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Back Bay paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Don't believe the truth (Oasis vs. Blur) -- Bruce dreams (Nirvana vs. Pearl Jam) -- A quirky theory about quirk theory (Prince vs. Michael Jackson) -- Gorilla meets gorilla (White Stripes vs. Black Keys) -- We crash into each other just so we can feel something (Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West) -- We finally talk about Beatles vs. Stones -- Right to the ways and the rules of the world (Eric Clapton vs. Jimi Hendrix) -- The Pope > Robin Thicke (Sinead O'Connor vs. Miley Cyrus) -- Competing with yourself and losing (Roger Waters vs. the rest of Pink Floyd) -- Why does the thunder pass me by? (A short history of unfought celebrity boxing matches, starring Axl Rose and Vince Neil with cameos by Scott Stapp, Fred Durst, Kid Rock, Tommy Lee, Kurt Cobain, DMX, and George Zimmerman) -- Geek USA (Smashing Pumpkins vs. Pavement) -- A tour of three ultimatum prison cells (Dr. Dre vs. Eazy-E; Dave Mustaine vs. Metallica; David Lee Roth vs. the Van Halen brothers) -- Everyone must stand alone (Madonna vs. Cyndi Lauper and Britney Spears vs. Christina Aguilera) -- Heritage, not hate (Neil Young vs. Lynyrd Skynyrd) -- You're nobody (till somebody kills you) (Biggie vs. Tupac) -- Actual otter (Toby Keith vs. the Dixie Chicks).
Summary, etc.: What do your musical choices say about you? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, and Hyden focuses on pop music rivalries, from the classic to the very recent, and draws connections to the larger forces surrounding the pairing. Along the way he explores burning out and fading away, gives readers a glimpse into the perennial battle between old and young-- and just may prompt you to give your least favorite band another chance.
Subject: Popular music > History and criticism.
Rock music > History and criticism.
Popular music fans > Attitudes.
Rock music fans > Attitudes.
Rock groups > Public opinion.
Musicians > Public opinion.

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