Er… glam what?
If you’ve looked at my book, Dead in Time, you may have the sneaking suspicion I’m a fan of ’70s glam and classic rock.
But, you might be asking, what is this peculiar musical phenomenon?
Glam rock gripped the world for a few brief, shiny years in the early 1970s. Musically characterised by zippy pop/rock numbers with driving bass and 4/4 beats, big, fat guitar sounds and frequently ridiculous vocals, it was unashamed, flamboyant… and paved the way for the stripped-back approach to music that, later in the decade, would see punk bursting out onto the scene. Continue reading