What is Glam Rock?
Glam rock is a genre of music that began in the early 1970s in the UK, musicians identified themselves by performing in outrageous costumes, hairstyles, platform shoes, and glitter.
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Bolan, a pioneer of Glam Rock, that stamped the identity of the 1970s.
The Glam Rock Movement involved outrageous costumes, colours, flamboyant outfits that men normally would not have been seen wearing. Feminine clothes and makeup, regardless of what sexual orientation a person was. Many of the Glam rock artists were straight males who were glamming up camp-style because rules, perceptions of artistic experimentation were open to change. The end of the 60s had bought less censoring for theatre performance and being gay had only just been decriminalised 1967. Free spirits of the 60s opened a kaleidoscope of creativity and pushing boundaries.