With raw sex-appeal and a swagger that has become enshrined in popular culture, Mick Jagger is one of the most magnetic front men in music history. In this revelatory new biography, bestselling music writer Phillip Norman builds on over four years of exhaustive research and exclusive interviews to show us the man behind the myth.
Jagger is perhaps the most private, most enigmatic superstar there is and has sworn never to write his own memoir. Providing fascinating insights into his childhood, his musical influences, his rise to fame and his intense, tumultuous relationships with friends and lovers, this in-depth account is as close to Jagger as it gets!
About the Author
Philip Norman was born in London and brought up on the Isle of Wight. He joined the Sunday Times at the age of twenty-two, soon gaining a reputation as Atticus columnist and for his profiles of figures as diverse as Elizabeth Taylor, P. G. Wodehouse and Colonel Gaddafi. In 1981 he published SHOUT!, a ground-breaking biography of the Beatles, a bestseller in both Britain and the US. He has also written the definitive lives of Sir Elton John and Buddy Holly and his journalism has been published in three collections. He is married with a daughter and lives in London.
Number Of Pages: 622
Published: 2nd October 2012
Publisher: Ecco Press
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 16.5 x 4.6
Weight (kg): 0.91