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This new book charts the birth of acid house and club culture

It's a "story about inspiration and evolution told by the people who were there''...

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A new book charts the birth of acid house and club culture.

Written by Alon Shulman, one of the UK’s leading dance music and special event promoters, 'The Second Summer of Love: How Dance Music Took Over the World' features exclusive interviews from the likes of Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Carl Cox, Moby, Mark Moore, Fatboy Slim, Terry Farley and Nancy Noise alongside Irvine Welsh, Rusty Egan and others to "faithfully recreate the story of the iconic summers of 1988 and 1989, and chart the birth and rise of acid house, dance music and club culture."

Combining photographs and "never-before-told stories", we're told that the book is "a story about inspiration and evolution told by the people who were there, as they bring to life the creation of an underground scene which inadvertently altered the course of modern global youth culture forever."

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