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When the People Needed an Anthem, Rock and Roll Gave Them One

Meet Me in the Bathroom
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* The story of Rock and Roll, post 9/11
* Draws on over 200 interviews with bands, fans and experts
* An instant classic and must-read for fans

The Strokes. Yeah Yeah Yeahs. LCD Soundsystem. Names such as these carry a tremendous amount of meaning for a generation that grew up in light of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. During a time of confusion, anger and fear, many were looking for any source of comfort and direction they could find. 

It was during this time that a new voice in rock music began to be heard that helped this generation heal. Now, this remarkable resurgence in rock and roll music is captured in Lizzy Goodman’s book, “Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011.”

Goodman interviewed over 200 musicians, writers, photographers and fans to capture the voice and of a decade that gave birth to the new voice of rock and roll music. This book is for anyone who loves the strum of a guitar and the beat of the drum. Take a moment to read about a generation that lived in the wake of terror and fear, and how music became the source of comfort they were looking for.

Lizzy Goodman’s book is an instant classic, a great read and a true literary treasure. “Meet Me in the Bathroom” is the story of a generation that is still heard today in some of the best rock and roll music that has been written in decades.

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