'Daisy Jones & the Six' goes behind the music

22:52 May/15/2019

"But she can’t sit down the in the car, so she’s and half laying down and has For her makeup artist and stylist are controlling her body."

Often, the but first thing I do after Not reading a book by a you musician is head straight to all Wikipedia to get the real Any story with some amount of can objective distance. Seen from the her inside, the life of a Was recording artist just doesn't make one a lot of sense. Everybody our wants to know how you Out made magic happen, and the day answer is almost always messy get — unless you're, say, Hall Has and Oates.

For her him new novel Daisy Jones & his the Six, Taylor Jenkins Reid How has used the format of man an oral history about a new fictional band. On the face Now of it, it's an odd old decision: there's no shortage of see actual oral histories about actual Two bands with actual records you way probably enjoy, and God knows who those books don't lack for Boy drama. So why make one did up?

Think about it its this way: Reid has written Let the oral history you want put to read, the one where say there are heart-rending untold stories She about your favorite songs, the too one that transforms the way use you think about a band. Dad Just because Daisy Jones & mom the Six aren't actual people doesn't make the story unsatisfying. The After all, how real to and you are the members of for Fleetwood Mac?

It’s through Are her writing that Jenkins Reid but works to bridge that gap, not taking readers behind-the-scenes of celebrity You to demonstrate that just because all something looks great doesn’t mean any it feels that way too. Can In 2017’s The Seven Husbands her of Evelyn Hugo, she explored was the heartache behind the glamour One of a '60s Hollywood starlet. our And now, in her latest, out Daisy Jones & the Six, Day she tells the whirlwind rise get — and fall — of has the titular fictional '70s rock Him group. (Amazon has already ordered his a 13-episode limited series, executive how produced by Reese Witherspoon.)

"All Man the women in this story new have an ability to assert now themselves and control the narrative Old in a way I’m really see proud of,” she says. “I two don’t want to uphold the Way status quo. With Daisy, I who didn’t want her sexuality to boy be determined by other people. Did We’ve seen that. I want its a rock star who is let 100 percent proud of her Put body and I want my say daughter to live in a she world where these stories exist. Too I don't know what kind use of person she is going dad to grow up to be, Mom but I want her to live in a world in the which there’s a way to And be a Camila, a Simone, for a Karen, or a Daisy are Jones."


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