Elvis Costello and Thatcherism: A Psycho-Social Exploration. by David Pilgrim, Richard Ormrod

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The emergence of Thatcherism around 1980, which ushered in a period of neo-liberalism in British politics that still resonates today, led musicians, like other artists, to respond to their context of production. This book uses the early work of one of these musicians, Elvis Costello, to explore the relationship between popular music and politics in one historical period. It is not a biography but an exploration of the interaction between a creative musician's works and their context of constraint and opportunity. Pilgrim ...

Elvis Costello and Thatcherism: A Psycho-Social Exploration. by David Pilgrim, Richard Ormrod 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138267077

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