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Le Freak An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny by Nile Rodgers
  

Le Freak An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny

Synopsis

Le Freak An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny by Nile Rodgers

You will hear a Nile Rodgers song today. It will make you happy. Legendary producer and co-founder of Chic, Nile wrote 'We are Family' for Sister Sledge and 'I'm Coming Out' for Diana Ross, and then produced Let's Dance for David Bowie and Like a Virgin for Madonna. But before he reinvented pop music Nile Rodgers invented himself. Le Freak is an astonishing, exuberant and inspiring story of a creative genius. It is also a stunning recreation of a time and place - by the man who wrote its soundtrack.

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Name a star and you can bet they're in this book, playing or partying with Rodgers. But far from being a succession of name-dropping anecdotes, this autobiography is a wonderfully funny, moving and wise reflection upon the important things in life: the people you love and the things you create * Sunday Telegraph * The lonely, sickly child of two jazz-obsessed junkies, Rodgers grew into a brilliant musician blessed with a clear artistic vision that propelled him into almost unimaginable success, with him riding a spectacular tidal wave of sex, money and drugs. An unforgettable, gripping book * Sunday Times * Consistently exhilarating * Independent on Sunday * A rich, warm tale of a fascinating life in the golden age of New York - and pop * Observer *


About the Author

Nile Rodgers is one of the world's greatest producers and the co-founder of hit 70s band Chic.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th July 2012

Author

Nile Rodgers

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Autobiography: arts & entertainment
Rock & Pop music

ISBN

9780751542776

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