Larger than life : a history of boy bands from NKOTB to BTS
- ISBN: 9780762468911
- ISBN: 0762468912
- ISBN: 9780762468904
xix, 204 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020
Contents / Notes
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction : When a girl loves a boy band -- On the origin of boy band species -- Boy band -- Hangin' tough : New Kids on the Block -- Larger than life : The Backstreet Boys -- It's gonne be me : *NSYNC -- Burnin' up : The Jonas Brothers -- Live while we're young : One Direction -- Mic drop : BTS and the K-Pop explosion -- Let's all meet up in the year 3000 : the future of boy bands.|
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|Subject:||Boy bands History
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Summary: Long after Beatlemania came and went, a new, unstoppable era of the boy band emerged. Fueled by good looks and even greater hooks, the pop phenomenon that dominated the '80s, '90s, and 2000s has left a long-lasting mark on culture, and it's time to celebrate it. Larger Than Life is the definitive guide to boy bands, delivered with a mix of serious obsession and tongue-in-cheek humor. Informative, affectionate, funny, and never ever fan-shaming, this is the only book of its kind.