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By Holly George-Warren

The first biography of the artist who “essentially invented indie and replacement rock” (Spin)

A significant and influential songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist, the charismatic Alex Chilton was once greater than a rock star—he was once a real cult icon. Awardwinning track author Holly George-Warren’s A guy referred to as Destruction is the 1st biography of this enigmatic artist, who died in 2010. protecting Chilton’s lifestyles from his early paintings with the charttopping field Tops and the seminal power-pop band immense superstar to his experiments with punk and roots tune and his sprawling solo occupation, A guy referred to as Destruction is the tale of a musical icon and a richly targeted chronicle of father music’s evolution, from the mid-1960s via today’s indie rock.

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