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Newly Published: Stars of ’90s Dance Pop

New on our bookshelf today:

Stars of ’90s Dance Pop: 29 Hitmakers Discuss Their Careers
James Arena
Foreword by Larry Flick; Afterword by Susan Morabito

The 1990s produced some of the greatest artists and hits in dance music history. And the decade was among the genre’s most successful in terms of energy, sales and global popularity. In this retrospective, 29 singers, songwriters, producers, DJs and industry professionals who enjoyed stardom on the club circuit and on pop radio candidly discuss their careers.

Interviewed artists include Richard and Fred Fairbrass of Right Said Fred (“I’m Too Sexy”), Nicki French (“Total Eclipse of the Heart”), Haddaway (“What Is Love”), Lane McCray of La Bouche (“Be My Lover”), Martha Wash, vocalist of C+C Music Factory (“Gonna Make You Sweat [Everybody Dance Now]”), Robin S (“Show Me Love”), Frank Peterson, formerly of Enigma (“Sadeness, Part I”), CeCe Peniston (“Finally”), Dr. Alban (“It’s My Life”), Thea Austin, formerly of Snap! (“Rhythm Is a Dancer”) and many more.

Commentaries are provided by former Billboard dance music editor Larry Flick, renowned producers/songwriters The Berman Brothers (Real McCoy’s “Another Night”) and acclaimed DJ Susan Morabito.