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Everybody Loves Our Town A History of Grunge

Everybody Loves Our Town A History of Grunge

Author: Mark Yarm
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Grunge, also known as the 'Seattle Sound', emerged from the Pacific north-west in the early part of the 1980s. With the unexpected success of Nirvana's single 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' in 1991, grunge became a household word overnight and launched an American music movement on a par with punk and hip-hop. In Everybody Loves Our Town , Mark Yarm draws from exclusive interviews to tell the whole story: the founding of originators like Soundgarden and the Melvins, the early successes of the Sub Pop record label, the rise of powerhouses Nirvana and Pearl Jam, the media hype, the suicide of Kurt Cobain, and finally, the genre's mid-to-late-nineties decline.
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The definitive word on grunge, revealing the never-before-told stories of the movement's biggest bands.
Author description
Mark Yarm is senior editor at Blender. He has written for numerous other publications, including Wired, Esquire, FHM, Spin, the Village Voice and Salon.com.
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General Fields

  • : 9780571249879
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : September 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.60 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Yarm
  • : Paperback
  • : Main
  • : en
  • : 608