Beastie Boys

  • by Alan Cross
  • Narrated by Alan Cross
  • 0 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED. In this new audiobook, radio broadcaster and music writer Alan Cross narrates the definitive history of The Beastie Boys. Cross succeeds once again in revealing the fascinating history behind the music in the same compelling way we've come to expect from his long broadcasting career.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Tracing the arc of the Beastie Boys' career from three kids screwing around with samples and a microphone, to worldwide fame and credibility as one of the greatest bands of alternative rock, Alan Cross is at his best with this audiobook, Beastie Boys. From "Brass Monkey" to "Sabotage" and beyond, Canadian broadcast journalist Cross tells the story of the band that fused rock and rap with his usual wry wit and matter-of-fact storytelling. Born out of the hip-hop movement in New York in the 1980s, the Beastie Boys went on to run a record company, produce and direct films, record and perform solo work, and continue to sell records. A fitting tribute so soon after MCA's (Adam Yauch) death.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-31-2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd