!!> Ebook ➭ Thriller ➮ Author Nelson George – Ebats.us

Thriller Thriller Takes Us Back To A Time In 1982 When Michael Jackson Was King Of The Charts, Breaking The Color Barrier On MTV, Heralding The Age Of Video, And Becoming The Ultimate Representation Of The Crossover Dreams Of Motown S Berry Gordy, Who Helped Launch Jackson S Career With The Jackson 5 In This Incisive And Revealing Examination Of The Making And Meaning Of Thriller, Nelson George Illuminates The Brilliant Creative Process And Work Ethic Of Jackson And Producer Quincy Jones, Deftly Exploring The Larger Context Of The Music, Life, And Seismic Impact Of Michael Jackson On Three Generations All This From A Groundbreaking Journalist And Cultural Critic Who Was There George Questions Whether The Phenomenon Jackson Became Is Even Possible Today He Revisits His Early Writings On The King Of Pop And Examines Not Only The Stunning Success Of Thriller But Also Jackson As An Artist, Public Figure, And Racial Enigma Including The Details Surrounding His Death On June 25, 2009.

!!> Ebook ➭ Thriller  ➮ Author Nelson George – Ebats.us
  • Hardcover
  • 241 pages
  • Thriller
  • Nelson George
  • English
  • 12 November 2017
  • 0306818787

    10 thoughts on “!!> Ebook ➭ Thriller ➮ Author Nelson George – Ebats.us


  1. says:

    Here, Nelson George commits one of my biggest pet peeves the writer inserting himself into the narrative of his subject And he does it A LOT I generally don t pick up a biography in order to read about the life of the author I don t understand why they do this.However, the musical history and the analysis he gives to each song in Thriller is really interesting stuff George obviously knows what he s talking about here.I could ve also done without George s tipping his toe into the waters of p Here, Nelson George commits one of my biggest pet peeves the writer inserting h...


  2. says:

    I expectedThis book wasn t thorough enough for me Explanations of how the music came to fruition were not good enough for me There are a few interesting bits in this book, just musings coming from Nelson George Someone will get the musical criticism of Michael Jackson right one day, ...


  3. says:

    The book was ok I was expecting a whole life of Michael s musical career from the Jackson 5 until his death The way his music changed with the different erasI did not get this, I got a little bit of history with an analysis of the Thriller album I was disappointed.


  4. says:

    coooooooool


  5. says:

    Overall an interesting and thorough exploration of what made Thriller the album it was, and possiblyimportantly, what it is today Why exactly is it the greatest selling album of all time, and what transpired in the industry, pop culture and history in order to make that possible More to the point, what journey did Michael take, both personal and musical, in order to arrive at the necessary place himself from which to create it George is a reasonable critic who makes clear efforts to k Overall an interesting and thorough exploration of what made Thriller the album it was, and possiblyimportantly, what it is today Why exactly is it the greatest selling album of all time, and what transpired in the industry, pop culture and history in order to make that possible More to the point, what journey did Michael take, both personal and musical, in order to arrive at the necessary place himself from which to create it George is a reasonable critic who makes clear efforts to keep his perspectives on musical matters wide and informed.The book is split into three sections, after a short introduction that offers insight into both George s personal and profess...


  6. says:

    There s a photo taken sometime in the 1980 s of Michael wearing jeans and a flanno shirt, drinking vodka straight from the bottle with two provocatively dressed midgets on his lap You can Google it Whenever I see that photo it makes me happy, and it makes me think about how his life might have been if things had worked out a little better for him This is the Michael Jackson that Nelson George is interested in, and this is a very smartly written book about Michael Jackson While a lot of other There s a photo taken sometime in the 1980 s of Michael wearing jeans and a flanno shirt, drinking vodka straight from the bottle with two provocatively dressed midgets on his lap You can Google it Whenever I see that photo it makes me happy, and it makes me think about how his life might have been if things had worked out a little better for him This is the Michael Jackson that Nelson George is interested in, and this is a very smartly written book about Michael Jackson While a lot of other books on the subject are obsessed with the Michael of the 2004 mugshot the sad, troubled Elephant Man esque scandal magnet long out of touch with reality Nelson George is m...


  7. says:

    O livro poderia ter sido muito melhor se Nelson George n o tivesse falado tanto de si mesmo Ainda que muito sirva para contextualizar, havia por es que poderiam ter sido completamente eliminadas e que nada acrescentam Mas quando ele acerta, ela acerta em cheio Ele sabe do que t falando e ele descreve perfeitamente o cen rio musical e da vida na poca do surgimento dos Jackson 5, do ...


  8. says:

    Good emphasis on the music, but a little scrappily researched Michael was married to Priscilla Presley and Debbie Rows according to Nelson, and had a brother called Tariano Adoyl, and wore too much rouge, rather than suffered from rosacea, a common side effect of lupus and vitiligo As a fan, I can t help but defend him, though can admit this was not the aim of the book It was to give context to Michael s extraordinary talent and skills, and place him squarely in the black soul tradition, ...


  9. says:

    I remember reading this book and I also remember not even being able to make it through the first chapter because instead of giving me a recap on Michael Jackson s life I got a steady stream of insults and erratic questioning of Michael s behavior I just couldn t do it Ac...


  10. says:

    George is an experienced music writer with an understanding of the pop and hiphop industry He gives an enthralling, thorough and unbiased look at the King of Pop s rise to fame.

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