To honor the fortieth anniversary of her seminal album Horses, a revised and updated version of the iconic artist's collected lyrics.This extraordinary collection from "rock and roll's poet laureate" is a testimony to the fierce passion and uncompromising origi... read more
Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different decades. Achie... read more
A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017. 'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard 'Thomas's elegant, charming book offers something for everyone - not just the super-fans' IndependentWhen the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dyl... read more
Featuring interviews with and articles on each of the biggest artists of the decade, Uncut History of Rock: The 1970s takes the reader on a journey through the decade, not only covering the music and how it was made, but the people behind it - and what made them. ... read more
Courtney Love has never been less than notorious. Her intelligence, ambition and appetite for confrontation have made her a target in a music industry still dominated by men. As Kurt Cobain's wife she was derided as an opportunistic groupie; as his widow she is pitied,... read more
Ever been held hostage in a dressing room with your parents? Ever been thrown off the bus in the middle of a Swedish forest or abandoned at a foreign airport? Ever been asked to play at one of the UK's biggest music festivals with musicians yo... read more
Profiles twenty-two of the gifted and self-destructive talents in rock history. From Brian Wilson to Syd Barrett, the Rolling Stones to Neil Young, Iggy Pop to Lou Reed, this title offers portraits that are unimaginable in the world of market driven music business.
A Guardian, Sunday Times, Mojo, Daily Telegraph and Observer Book of the Year Longlisted for the Penderyn Music Book Prize 2017 As the sixties dream faded, a new flamboyant movement electrified the world: GLAM! In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds explores this most d... read more
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On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time-and the only book written by someone who knew him.
In early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critica... read more
When he first started working on Pet Sounds , Brian Wilson said that he was going to write "the greatest rock album ever made." That album, released in 1966, fifty years ago, changed the face of popular music. From conceptio... read more
"A must for CSNY fans." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of "rock's first supergroup" (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young--when they were the most successful, influentia... read more