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Nobody Likes You: Inside the Turbulent Life, Times and Music of Green Day (Anglais) Broché – 2 décembre 2010
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Full of entertaining trivia . . A decent, well-constructed take on the Green Day story thus far (Q MAGAZINE)
The definitive account of who Green Day is, what Green Day means, and why all of this could only have happened in northern California (Chuck Klosterman, author of FARGO ROCK CITY)
Marc Spitz has written the ultimate book for fans of Green Day and a book that mirrors the wild, crazy ride that punk has made into the mainstream (Charles R. Cross, author of HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN and A ROOM FULL OF MIRRORS)
Présentation de l'éditeur
In 1994 punk rock trio Green Day were on top of the world with DOOKIE, their massive hit album. They were loud, fast, bratty, pissed off, hopeless, truthful, drunk, maybe high, and somehow, absolutely massive. It was glorious.
But by 2004, the hoopla seemed to be over. The band were still respected by up-and-coming bands, but their album sales were down. And then, in October 04, came a new album, AMERICAN IDIOT. A furious and impassioned reaction against American politics - and in particular George W. Bush - AMERICAN IDIOT spoke directly to millions of people around the globe. Once again Green Day were reaching legions of disaffected teenagers as well as millions of older fans.
Few bands achieve Green Day's early success, and even fewer come back for an even more explosive second act. Highly respected rock journalist Marc Spitz has interviewed the band many times, and has won their respect. His book will be the definitive history of the band, charting their transformation from snotty-nosed mall rats into the ultimate punk rock protest band - The Clash for the 21st century.
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En tant qu'une des plus grandes fan de green day j'adore mais je galère un peu etant donnée que ce livre est en Anglais mais qu'importe j'adore Green day!
Billie, mike & Tré je vous aime !!!
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On the other hand, the most relevant part of the book are focused on the early years of the band members in Bay Area, and the history about the context of their life before commercial success is quite comprehensive. I found it interesting because, as a group, that social and cultural scenario was what really defined them and their music. From people related to that period comes the most revelant and interesting interviews as well.
From the Dookie worldwide explosion onwards, chapters sound almost like fillers.
The text itself is very easy-reading, even for a non-English speaker like me.
Well, whilst it is probably one of the best options around when it comes to a Green Day biography, it wasn't enough for me. As the fan I have been for a lifetime, I still want to know a lot more about their lives. But, I would buy and read it again. ;)
If I have any criticism about Nobody Likes You, it's that the book focused a bit too much on the early years of Green Day (the Gilman Street years, prior to the release of Dookie). While I understand the bay area's role in punk rock, perhaps a few too many pages were dedicated to this time period. I'll admit my introduction to Green Day came at the same time as many others, with the release of Dookie and while I found the parts of the book set in the pre-Dookie era interesting and educational, the minutia of detail in which the Gilman Street era is covered began to drag after awhile.
Otherwise, I found Nobody Likes You to be a great biography. One gets a true appreciation for what happens when a bunch of kids who come from working-class backgrounds and the San Fransisco underground punk movement suddenly find themselves releasing an album that would go on to sell 10 million copies at age 20. The members of Green Day seem to have remained humble and true to themselves.
An excellent read for fans of Green Day, those interested in the Bay Area underground punk scene in the 80s, or even people who enjoy good biographies.