Waiting for the Sun: Strange Days, Weird Scenes and the Sound of Los Angeles (Paperback)

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"Dry sarcasm and terse, slashing commentary color this fascinating portrait of the California sound and its epic tragicomedy". -- The Los Angeles Times Book Review

"The entire history of pop Los Angeles in all its splendour and excess: a dark drive deep into the city of night". -- Jon Savage, Author of England's Dreaming

"A comprehensive and critically astute history of the major developments and players in the Southern California music industry". -- Publishers Weekly

"A caustic, gossipy, refreshingly idiosyncratic history of the music business in Los Angeles...this is an unusually lively, provocative study". -- Kirkus

"An impressively researched and energetically written history of L. A.'s place in contemporary culture...Hoskyns writes with awesome command over his wide-ranging material". -- Time Out



Product Details
ISBN: 9780312170561
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: October 1st, 1997
Pages: 384