Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick And Benediction by David J. HaskinsWho Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick And Benediction by David J. Haskins

Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick And Benediction

byDavid J. Haskins

Paperback | December 12, 2017

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‘Heroic and absurd, scurrilous and profound,Who Killed Mister Moonlight?charts the descent of four intelligent young men with faces like ruby-eyed dime-store skull rings into a glittering and very modern maelstrom. Fast, compelling, and disarmingly honest, this is an invaluable account of a strange and spectral cultural twilight era that we shall almost certainly never see again. Highly recommended.' - Alan Moore

Beginning with the creation of Bauhaus's seminal debut hitBela Lugosi's Dead, David J. Haskins offers a no-holds-barred account of his band's rapid rise to fame and glory in the late '70s, their sudden dissolution in the '80s, and their subsequent - and often strained - reunions.

In between, he explores his work as a solo performer, and with acclaimed trio Love And Rockets - culminating in the devastating fire that ripped through the sessions for their 1996 albumSweet F.A.He also delves deep into his exploration of the occult, drawing together a diverse cast of supporting characters, including William S. Burroughs, Alan Moore, Genesis P-Orridge, and Rick Rubin.

Bristling with power and passion, music and magick,Who Killed Mister Moonlight?is a rock'n'roll memoir like no other.

This revised and updated edition adds an extensive Bauhaus timeline, plus a selection of rare photographs not included in the original book.
David J. Haskins (aka David J.)was born in Northampton, England, in 1957, and was a founder member of Bauhaus, the highly influential band that spearheaded the post-punk alternative-music scene of the early '80s with a string of innovative albums and a powerfully dramatic live presentation. Following the band's split in 1983, he embark...
Title:Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus, Black Magick And BenedictionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:344 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 1.12 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:December 12, 2017Publisher:Jawbone PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911036106

ISBN - 13:9781911036104