[Read] ➻ To Disco, with Love ➸ David Hamsley – Justinfoline.us

To Disco, with Love Over 250 Disco Era Album Covers From Sexy To Silly, Elegant To Outrageous That Brings Alive A Time When Fashion, Politics, And Sexuality All Converged In Harmony On The Dance Floor.Paging Through To Disco, With Love Is Like Catching Saturday Night Fever All Over Again From Diana Ross And Donna Summer Gazing Fiercely From Their Chart Topping Albums To The Village People S Trademark Costumes And The Bee Gee S Blinding White Jumpsuits, To Disco Celebrates The Days When The Dance Floor Ruled The World.Gathered Together And Presented Chronologically, These Striking Covers Tell The Story Of A Moment In Time When Art And Photography, Music, And Dance Changed The World We See A Rapid Evolution, From The Early Days When Disco S Roots Were Firmly Planted In Soul, Latin, And Jazz, All The Way To The Digital Revolution Of The 1980s Like Fleeting Moments Caught In The Strobe, These Covers Vibrantly Capture Our Takes On Fashion And Beauty, Wealth And Status, Sex, Race, And Even God As The Hair Gets Bigger, Bell Bottoms Wider, And Platform Shoes Steeper, The Vibrancy And Energy Of This Moment In Music History Is Brought Back To Vivid Life Accompanied By Insightful, Spirited Descriptions That Showcase The Evolving Trends In Photography, Illustration, And Design, To Disco, With Love Charts The History Of The Music And The Industry During Its Groovy Heyday.

[Read] ➻ To Disco, with Love  ➸ David Hamsley – Justinfoline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 208 pages
  • To Disco, with Love
  • David Hamsley
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 9781250068453

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➻ To Disco, with Love ➸ David Hamsley – Justinfoline.us

  1. says:

    Ostensibly a picture book that s mainly covert art of various Disco albums, there s some on topic narration on each page giving a little history of that page s albums or artists or interesting pieces of trivia Page groupings are generally by theme all the outer space ones are on their own page, ...

  2. says:

    To Disco, with Love is author, David Hamsley s response to the lack of disco records represented at a New York art gallery s exhibit of album art The underappreciated album cover art form needed a voice and Mr Hamsley was inspired to serve The book is packed with hundreds of covers spanning disco s prime years 1972 1980 , all pleasantly presented in chronological order While Hamsley is not a great writer his sudden shifts from writing about the cover art of one album to the chart rating of another within the same paragraph often left me scratching my head , he does show off some beautiful album covers a few I have never seen all reproduced in bright, clear detail.One thing that becomes apparent while reading this book is how many albums were left out I know space limitations are a factor, but I got the sense that copyright may have had something to do with it Why the influential soundtracks for Thank God It s Friday and The Eyes of Laura Mars are not even mentioned is weird to me, while three separate Grace Jones s covers are featured Grace Jones is wonderful and her impact on disco is legendary but I would like to have seen a few others represented, as well Overall, this is a very fine book ...

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