Tearing Down The Wall Of Sound A bruising portrait of legendary music producer Phil Spector, who discussed his bipolar disorder in a rare interview two months before Lana Clarkson's violent death.… Tearing Down The Wall Of Sound A bruising portrait of legendary music producer Phil Spector, who discussed his bipolar disorder in a rare interview two months before Lana Clarkson's violent death.… 2007-06-05 Biography Music Knopf
Book Review

Tearing Down the Wall of Sound (2007)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 05, 2007; Writer: Mick Brown; Genres: Biography, Music; Publisher: Knopf

A bruising portrait of legendary music producer Phil Spector, who discussed his bipolar disorder in a rare interview two months before Lana Clarkson's violent death. Ex-wives, ex-Ronettes, acolytes, and enemies further testify to his paranoia and brilliance.

Fun Fact
Dee Dee Ramone is flattered when Spector, typically, pulls a pistol on him: "Phil Spector wants to kill me!"

Lowdown
Be grateful you're not on the jury so you can read it now. A-

Originally posted May 18, 2007 Published in issue #938 Jun 08, 2007 Order article reprints
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