WorldCat Identities

Belew, Adrian 1949-

Overview
Works: 260 works in 622 publications in 2 languages and 3,748 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Rock music  Folk-rock music  World beat (Music)  Alternative rock music  Motion picture music  Interviews  Documentary films  Concert films  Rock videos 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Author, Performer, Singer, Composer, Musician, Author of introduction, Lyricist, chi, Other
Classifications: M1630.18.S53, 782.42166
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Adrian Belew
 
Most widely held works by Adrian Belew
The rhythm of the saints by Paul Simon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graceland by Paul Simon( )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Graceland, Paul Simon hit on the idea of combining his always perceptive songwriting with the little-heard mbaqangamusic of South Africa, creating a fascinating hybrid that re-enchanted his old audience and earned him a new one. It is true that the South African angle (including its controversial aspect during the apartheid days) was a powerful marketing tool and that the catchy music succeeded in presenting listeners with that magical combination: something they'd never heard before that nevertheless sounded familiar
Jars of Clay by Jars of Clay (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The downward spiral by Nine Inch Nails (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine Inch Nails: Trent Reznor (vocals, various instruments). Additional personnel: Danny Lohner, Adrian Belew (guitar); Flood (synthesizer, programming); Andy Kubiszewski, Chris Vrenna, Stephen Perkins (drums). Engineers: Sean Beavan, Chris Vrenna, Alan Moulder. Recorded at Le Pig, Beverly Hills, California; The Record Plant A & M Studios, Los Angeles, California. THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL was nominated for a 1995 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Performance. "Hurt" was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rock Song. Beginning with a barrage of gunshots and then exploding into a furious sonic onslaught, this record is like taking a hellride on the back of a bullet. Blistering recklessly toward its target on a wave of guitar, synthesizer, treated vocal, and beat Beat BEAT, THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL is like a virtual reality version of ATOMIZER (see Big Black) or even CONSUMER REVOLT (see also Cop Shoot Cop). It thrashes, it roars, it even retreats on occasion--pausing to reflect on its destruction (perhaps this bullet has a conscience). But it keeps pushing forward, toward its target, curdling into your ears and exploding inside your head. Dig the pain
Graceland by Paul Simon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Simon combines pop with zydeco and the music of South Africa to create one of his most eclectic albums. This Grammy-winning album includes the songs Graceland and You Can Call Me Al
Has been by William Shatner( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New directions in modern guitar( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rhythm of the saints by Paul Simon( Recording )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The obvious child (4:10) -- Can't run but (3:37) -- The coast (5:00) -- Proof (4:38) -- Further to fly (5:32) -- She moves on (5:02) -- Born at the right time (3:48) -- The cool, cool river (4:33) -- Spirit voices (3:54) -- The rhythm of the saints (4:20)
Side one by Adrian Belew( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of rock guitar : the stories of six-string myths and legends by Ernesto Assante( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is devoted to guitars and to rockstars who have made use of them. A handsomely illustrated tribute to the instruments that have earned these exemplary guitarists their reputations as some of the greatest musicians of all time, this volume will strike a chord with music enthusiasts of all ages
Thrak by King Crimson (Musical group)( Recording )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Thrak is a powerful listen- a series of joyous slabs of muscular music, immaculately played. Its experimentalism is rendered gloriously open, loud and clear in this new anniversary remix, now in hi-resolution audio and 5.1 surround sound. Audio quality is astounding; all instruments distinct, heightening the power of an already excellent record...' --Uncut Magazine
Mr. Music Head by Adrian Belew( Recording )

11 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young lions by Adrian Belew( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trance-fusion by Frank Zappa( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inner revolution by Adrian Belew( Recording )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the whales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FOR THE WHALES presents creative tributes to one of nature's most magnificent creatures. Featuring original music by such leading composers as John Cage, Toru Takemitsu and Adrian Belew; the poetry and prose of authors Margaret Atwood, Stanley Kunitz and Al Alvarez; and the sculpture and paintings of artists such as Bill Reid, Ronnie Landfield and Kenneth Armitage. Rare footage of a Kwakiutl potlatch whale dance is also featured, along with the whale art of the ancient Peruvian and Inuit cultures, while stunning footage of whales in their natural environment reveals the magnificence and indescribable beauty which has inspired the world's artists
For the love of Harry : everybody sings Nilsson by Harry Nilsson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side two by Adrian Belew( Recording )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social network by Trent Reznor( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gizmodrome by Gizmodrome( Recording )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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New directions in modern guitar
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Masters of rock guitar : the stories of six-string myths and legends
Alternative Names
Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew americký hudebník

Adrian Belew Amerikaans zanger

Adrian Belew amerikai gitáros, énekes, dalszerző

Adrian Belew amerikansk sångare och gitarrist

Adrian Belew amerikansk sanger og gitarist

Adrian Belew amerikansk sanger og guitarist

Adrian Belew amerikansk songar og gitarist

Adrian Belew amerykański muzyk rockowy, gitarzysta

Adrian Belew chitarrista e cantante statunitense

Adrian Belew músico estadounidense

Adrian Belew músicu estauxunidense

Adrian Belew rac-cheoltóir Meiriceánach

Adrian Belew US-amerikanischer Gitarrist und Komponist

Adrians Beljū

Andrian Belew

Belew A.

Belew, Robert Steven

Belew, Robert Steven Adrian.

Belew, Robert Steven Adrian 1949-

Robert Steven Belew

Ейдриан Бълю

Эдриан Белью

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ادريان بيليو

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エイドリアン・ブリュー

艾德靈·比勞

Languages
English (75)

German (4)