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The “Moment of Surrender”: Medieval Mysticism in the Music of U2

U2 and the Religious Impulse : Take Me Higher

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...U2’s music can be a powerful spiritual experience, in part because of the haunting and transcendent nature of their unique sound, in part because of lyrics that speak of aporia and longing for an intangible wholeness. In their cathedral...

“You Don’t See Me But You Will”: Jewish Thought and U2

U2 and the Religious Impulse : Take Me Higher

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Bono’s love of the Psalms and the incorporation of scriptural references into his lyrics is well-noted by now, and though U2’s work could profitably be analyzed through the lens of literary tradition, what makes a theological inquiry...

Rock in Macedonia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A consistent theme in the history of rock music in Macedonia has been the use of elements from Macedonian traditional music. The roots of this go back to the 1960s when the music created over several centuries at a crossroads...

Utrecht

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 275,000 (2004) The medieval city of Utrecht has long been an important center of politics, religion and culture. The only Dutch pope was from Utrecht (Hadrianus IV 1522–1523). Utrecht is an Archbishopric of the Roman...

Golden Years: 1980s and 1990s Hip Song Compilation Films

K.J. Donnelly

K.J.Donnelly is a Reader in Film at the University of Southampton, UK. He is the author of Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film (2013), British Film Music and Film Musicals (2007), The Spectre of Sound (2005) and Pop Music in British Cinema (2001); and editor of Film Music: Critical Approaches (2001) and co-editor (with Phil Hayward) of Music in Science Fiction Television: Tuning to the Future (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Musical Tour : Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...While popular music in the wake of rock’n’roll had started out on the margins of film and wider culture, by the late 1980s it had become fully assimilated into mainstream cinema.See further discussion of the situation in Britain...

Metro Manila

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 10,818,000 (2000) Metro Manila is the seat of the Philippine government, and consists of several cities combined to form the National Capital Region. The region is served by an international airport and is located...

Pop and Rock

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...For the first time since its emergence as a distinct subgenre of modern, Western popular music in the late 1960s and 1970s, ‘progrock’ secured its own official Top 30 chart in the UK in September 2015. Though deemed by former Yes keyboard...

The Problem of Knowing Too Much: Meta-Rock and the Anxiety of Influence

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A Reviled Species Emerges—The Meadowlands—Meta-Rock Q: How many indie bands does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Never mind, you’ve probably never heard of them. Sometimes I let myself think that the hipster was conjured by the Wrens...

The Modern Lovers' The Modern Lovers

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From the “War on Hippies” to the Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle, the story of Modern Lovers is a high octane tale of Brutalist architecture, rock ‘n’ roll ambition and the struggle for identity in a changing world. One of punk rock...

Rock in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...During the late 1960s in the GDR (the Communist-controlled country often known in the West as ‘East Germany,’ which existed from 1949 to 1989) a distinct form of rock music emerged. The whole eastern part of Germany was within the reach...