Il Divo are a music phenomenon, and this biography celebrates their success. It includes the histories, both personal and professional, of the four men, their rise to stardom, and their travels across the world. With photos and spreads of the handsome quartet, this book is useful to Il Divo fans around the world.
@2@Prince was an icon. A man who defined an era of music and changed the shape of popular culture forever. There is no doubt that he was one of the most talented and influential artists of all time, and also one of the most mysterious. On 21st April 2016 the world lost its Prince; it was the day the music died.@3@@2@This book will open a door to Prince's world like never before - from his traumatic childhood and demonic pursuit of music as a means of escape, to his rise to superstardom, professional rivalries and marriages shrouded in tragedy, internationally bestselling music writer Mick Wall explores the historical, cultural and personal backdrop that gave rise to an artist the likes of which the world has never seen - and never will again.@3@@2@Mick, a lifelong Prince fan, was one of the first UK journalists to ever write about this enigmatic star, and it was his story that put Prince on the cover of @18@Kerrang@19@ magazine in 1984 and inspired the biggest mailbag of letters the magazine has ever had. As Prince sang in '7', 'no one in the whole universe will ever compare', and this book is a shining tribute to the forever incomparable Prince.@3@
The Pythons' autobiography of the Pythons is a unique look at arguably the most important comic team of the modern age, lavishly illustrated with 1000 photographs, many culled from the team's own personal collections, many more seen for the first time. This is the definitive word on all things Pythonesque.
The intimate and long-awaited memoir of guitar legend Carlos Santana. In 1967 at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium, a young guitarist played a blistering solo that announced a prodigious talent. Two years later he played a historic set at Woodstock, and the world came to know Carlos Santana by name. THE UNIVERSAL TONE is a tale of musical self-determination and self-discovery. It traces his journey from his teen days playing in Tijuana, and the establishment of his signature guitar sound; his roles as husband, father and rock star; and his recording of some of the most influential rock albums of all time, up to and beyond the sensational SUPERNATURAL , which garnered nine Grammy awards. The book abounds with a fearlessness that finds humour in the world of high-flying fame, speaks plainly of personal revelations, and celebrates the divine and infinite possibility Santana sees in each person he meets.
This is an insider's account of the making of "Blade Runner", arguably the most influential science fiction film ever made. It was a seven-year odyssey which tested the nerve and imagination of the most innovative writers, producers, special effects technicians and set designers in the industry.
Over 30 years ago, a group of five Englishmen - and one wayward American - rewrote the rules of comedy with an unheralded half-hour show of sketches, hilarities, inanities and animations. Here the surviving Pythons provide the story of "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and the "genius" who created it.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" reigns as cable's highest-rated series. This official companion book gives fans new ways to discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines with hundreds of set photos, production notes, and more.