To Disco, with Love: The Records That Defined an Era
|Rating||:||4.46 (524 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||208 Pages|
. About the Author David Hamsley is a photographer living in New York City
David Hamsley is a photographer living in New York City.
Brian Skinner said The Perfect Holiday Book for Absolutely Everyone. While not a particular fan of disco when it was going on, this book completely won me over. The graphics and layout---to say nothing of the album art itself---are superb. This book is for everyone, for anyone with an interest in music, art, history and the wonderful campy excesses of the disco era. Whether you were there or not, David Hamsley's book will take you there. Whether going back on . Mrs. Kelly's Boy said Smart and beautiful. One of the best album cover art books in a long time. Beautiful reproduction, fascinating text. The author gives us lots of great background and anecdotes for the covers and artists that really made me appreciate them a lot more on different levels, although they're all great to just look at as well. I spent hours doing just that. The covers are arranged both chronologically, and in small the. "LOVE THIS BOOK!" according to jayejaye1. I guess I'll have to buy another one. I bought this as a gift. When I received it, and took one look at the cover, I HAD to take a peek inside. Well, long story short, I couldn't stop myself. One page led to another, and before I knew it, I had pawed my way through the entire book. Since it is now a "used book", I will not give it as a gift, and buy another one for that.Each time I go through
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. 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. 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. Gathered together and presented chronologically, these striking covers tell the story of a moment in time wh