Disco 2000 (anthology)

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Disco 2000
Cover art of Disco 2000, first edition
Cover art of Disco 2000
Author Sarah Champion (editor)
Country Great Britain
Language English
Genre Science Fiction
Publisher Sceptre
Publication date
1998
Media type Print Paperback
Pages 364 pp
ISBN 0-340-70771-2

Disco 2000 is a 1998 collection of original short stories edited by music journalist Sarah Champion. The stories in the collection are set in the last hours of 1999, and while the authors featured are largely known for their science fiction work, not every story is strictly of that genre. The collection is a follow up to Champion's previous collection, Disco Biscuits, which took the British club scene as its topic.

Contents[edit]

Album[edit]

According to Disco 2000's afterword, Champion also released a companion album entitled Disco 2000: Various Artists, featuring "futuristic music for the end of the millenium, especially recorded as a companion to this book."[2]

Reception[edit]

Disco 2000 has received largely positive reviews, and holds a three star rating on Good Reads.[3] A review on LibraryThing refers to it as "essential reading for anyone with an interest in the cultural musings from 1990's folk, as they pondered the millenium",[4] and another on Amazon.com states that it spans "the entire spectrum of subcultural discourse from science fiction to cyberpunk to frustrated romance. The gritty experiences of contemporary youth technoculture saturate every selection with brilliant poetry and prose. These are the voices of club kids past, present and future...an absolute must read for people who have experienced the journey into the techno-underworld."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.barbelith.com/bomb/we.htm Accessed 29 December 2011
  2. ^ Champion, Sarah, (1998), Disco 2000, Sceptre, p. 363
  3. ^ http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2903326-disco-2000 - Accessed 28 December 2011
  4. ^ http://www.librarything.com/work/13042 - Accessed 28 December 2011
  5. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Disco-2000-Sarah-Champion/dp/0340707712 - Accessed 28 December 2011