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Larger than life : a history of boy bands from NKOTB to BTS  Cover Image Book Book

Larger than life : a history of boy bands from NKOTB to BTS

Sherman, Maria (author.).

Summary

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780762468911
  • ISBN: 0762468912
  • ISBN: 9780762468904
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 204 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 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.
Subject: Boy bands History
Popular music History and criticism
Boy bands
Popular music
Genre: Popular music.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Popular music.

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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.

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