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Despite its commercial success, the song actually began to trigger some of the identity crises that would later plague Davies' personal life. He wrote later:. With 'A Dedicated Follower of Fashion' such a hit, people started coming up to me on the street and singing the chorus in my face: 'Oh yes he is, oh yes he is,' as if to say that I knew who I was.
Unfortunately, my inner and somewhat distorted sense of reality told me that this was not who I wanted to be: I didn't know who I was. In subsequent years many of those the song derided would later take its title to heart. Holly Brubach , fashion writer for The New Yorker , borrowed the song's title for a collection of her essays. Outside of fashion, the song's title has remained a metaphor for slavish conformity ,  but in a more positive sense as an analogy for the growth of online social networks.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pop Chronicles. Retrieved 28 April God Save the Kinks: A Biography. Aurum Press. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. Retrieved 26 September I still listen to them on a regular basis. I was brought up in a household where incredible, groundbreaking music was always being played.
For school dances in my teens, I would get dressed, come down the stairs and my dad would play Dedicated Follower of Fashion by the Kinks, which to this day I still think is a great song to help you decide what to wear. I thought Eminem was this most incredible poet. I do have a little synthesiser in my home in Los Angeles, but I need somebody to teach me the basics.
I also discovered Martin Scorsese in my teens. It was everything you would want and more. Anytime you had a conversation with him about a movie, the DVD would be in your trailer 15 minutes later.
He is such an excited and present human; he just wants to share his love of film, music and art.
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