Indie Rock: What The World Is Waiting For

Indie Rock: What The World Is Waiting For 2007 Seven ages of rock

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The history of rock music climaxes with a focus on British Indie music. Although once associated with social misfits seeking refuge from the bright processed pop then dominating the charts, The Smiths first Top of the Pops appearance in 1983 paved the way for the hugely influential Manchester music scene. However it was the iconoclastic influence of Suede and intense media attention in the Blur-Oasis chart battles in the nineties that brought Brit pop to a wider audience. Revealing interviews and rarely seen archive offers an insight into the story which ends with the reinvention of indie by the likes of the Libertines and The Arctic Monkeys.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: Indie Rock: What The World Is Waiting For
Series Name: Seven ages of rock
Transmission date: 30 June 2007
Channel: BBC2
Running time: 90 minutes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2011 12:54
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:42
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

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