An authoritative account of Australian punk and new wave by that country's leading music critic. In the bands' own words, and through his own reminiscences, Walker tells the stories behind such groundbreaking bands as the Saints, the Go-Betweens, the Birthday Party, Radio Birdman, the Scientists, the Triffids, Nick Cave, and many more. Includes a 25-page discography....
|Title||:||Stranded: The Secret History Of Australian Independent Music|
|Number of Pages||:||596 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Stranded: The Secret History Of Australian Independent Music Reviews
Four Alternate Australian National Anthems:The Saints: '(I'm) Stranded'Go-Betweens: 'Cattle and Cane'The Triffids: 'Wide Open Road'The Moffs: 'Another Day in the Sun'
In fairness probably a 4 star book but it gets a bonus star fo being the only decent book on the boom of he independent music scene in Australia.Largely chronological with scores of interview quotes to build up the story. The author adds a personal story through his own music efforts, fandom/ fanzine work and association with the Saints.