glam rock

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glam rock

n.
A style of rock music characterized chiefly by performers who wear flamboyant, often androgynous, costumes and makeup.

glam rock

n
(Pop Music) a style of rock music of the early 1970s, characterized by the glittery flamboyance and androgynous image of its performers
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glam rock

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The single Holy Mountain bears glamrock charm, She Taught Me How To Fly might have been touched by the hand of Hooky, and Gallagher strives throughout to present a playful, inventive self.
Speke Hall, Garden and Estate, Speke Hall, 0151 427 7231, - Sun 28 Aug music Folk Festival on the Dock The Albert Dock, 22 Edward Pavilion, 0151 708 7334, - to Mon 29 Aug Solid Gold 70s Reviving the golden age of pop, the stage show features a multi-talented cast performing glamrock greats, disco hits, power ballads and party anthems from Sweet, T Rex, Queen, Elton John, 10CC, David Essex, Suzi Quatro, David Cassidy, ELO, The Carpenters, Osmonds, Bay City Rollers, ABBA and more Floral Pavilion Theatre, Marine Promenade, 0151 666 0000, - Sat 27 Aug Love Potion Woodwards Winebar, 16 Chapel Lane, 01704 831049, - Sat 27 Aug Ultimate Motown Show.
The year after ditching his glamrock alter-ego, Bowie relocated to the United States - first to New York and then to Los Angeles.
The former 1970s glamrock star, whose real name is Paul Gadd, signed the sex offenders register when he returned to the UK in 2008 after being jailed for child sex offences in Vietnam.
It has a real 70s feel with a great glamrock riff and a stomping Bolanesque bass.
Stop by Frock You for everything from '60s feather bedroom slippers to '80s glamrock snakeskin boots.
The skintight pantsuits -- which had '0s glamrock feel -- and minidresses with shoulders as outsized as Louis XIV's ego were served up in rich, regal purples and sparkled with a royal treasury's worth of gold.
WORE: Star-studden Chanel jumpsuit and glamrock make-up.
The Depeche Mode frontman is in sparkling form on his second solo album and anyone who retains a fondness for 80s glamrock, or anyone wishing to discover where the nu-rave scene has its roots, this 40-something has plenty of gas left in the tank.
STAR POWER CLOUTS MS: Reigning Teen Queen Lindsay Lohan scurried out of the 11th Annual ``Race to Erase MS'' GlamRock benefit last weekend before she even got a chance to bid on a $100,000 Maserati Spyder.
I see a theater free for eight weeks, and I open 22 1/2 minutes later," deadpans Kenwright, who is mulling a holiday run on the West End of yet another such venture -- a touring tribute to glamrock titled, what else, "Thank You for the Music.