"In 1982 the Commodore 64 computer was introduced, Ronald Reagan survived being shot, the Falkland War started and ended, Michael Jackson released "Thriller," Canada repatriated its Constitution, and the first compact disc was sold in Germany.
And that's not all. In 1982 I blossomed from a naïve fourteen-year-old trying to fit in with the cool kids to something much more: a naïve eyeliner-wearing, fifteen-year-old trying to fit in with the cool kids."
So writes Jian Ghomeshi in this, his first book, "1982." It is a memoir told across intertwined stories of the songs and musical moments that changed his life
- Hardcover / 304 pages