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Who Killed Mister Moonlight? - Bauhaus, Black Magick and Benediction

Who Killed Mister Moonlight? - Bauhaus, Black Magick and Benediction

Author: David J. Haskins
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'Heroic and absurd, scurrilous and profound, Who Killed Mister Moonlight? charts the descent of four intelligent young men with faces like ruby-eyed dime-store skull rings into a glittering and very modern maelstrom. Fast, compelling, and disarmingly honest, this is an invaluable account of a strange and spectral cultural twilight era that we shall almost certainly never see again. Highly recommended.' - Alan Moore Beginning with the creation of Bauhaus's seminal debut hit Bela Lugosi's Dead, David J. Haskins offers a no-holds-barred account of his band's rapid rise to fame and glory in the late '70s, their sudden dissolution in the '80s, and their subsequent - and often strained - reunions. In between, he explores his work as a solo performer, and with acclaimed trio Love And Rockets - culminating in the devastating fire that ripped through the sessions for their 1996 album Sweet F.A. He also delves deep into his exploration of the occult, drawing together a diverse cast of supporting characters, including William S. Burroughs, Alan Moore, Genesis P-Orridge, and Rick Rubin. Bristling with power and passion, music and magick, Who Killed Mister Moonlight? is a rock'n'roll memoir like no other. This revised and updated edition adds an extensive Bauhaus timeline, plus a selection of rare photographs not included in the original book.
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General Fields

  • : 9781911036104
  • : Outline Press, Limited
  • : Jawbone
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David J. Haskins
  • : Paperback
  • : 344