Why is Randy Newman - enigmatic, audacious composer responsible for Tom Jones hits and the music to both Toy Story and Monsters Inc - still almost completely unknown? With detailed precision, Courrier delves into the reasons for Newman's peripheral status on the cultural landscape suggesting that, at heart, he has always been a musical outsider and has built a career in the mainstream by donning a brilliant disguise. An illuminating portrait of the artist as a masked man.Just two years earlier, Newman had completed Land of Dreams ... knack for shaping case studies into fascinating essays. In approaching each case, he uses his finely tuned imagination as a springboard to enter the psyche of the person hea#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||Randy Newman's American Dreams|
|Publisher||:||ECW Press - 2005|