The Godfather of Punk and frontman for The Stooges offers insight into his creative world–with the complete lyrics for 100 songs brought to life by full-color photos, his own memorabilia, never-before-seen notes, short essays by Iggy, and commentary from other music legends–from T. Rex’s Mark Bolan to Blondie’s Debbie Harry.
James Osterberg Jr. aka Iggy Pop hasn’t left a mark on music; he’s left it battered, bruised, and covered in blood. From fronting the legendary proto-punk band The Stooges to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 to collaborating with an eclectic mix of artists including David Bowie, Lou Reed, Debbie Harry, Jack White, and Josh Homme, Iggy is an icon of rock and roll. Here for the first time are his collected lyrics, beautifully illustrated and complete with his and others’ reflections on a genre-defining music career that spans five decades.
This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division – The Oral History
Joy Division emerged in the mid-70s at the start of a two-decades long Manchester scene that was to become much mythologised. It was then a city still labouring in the wake of the war and entering a phase of huge social and physical change, and something of this spirit made its way into the DNA […]245 SEK
Lyrics - Music
One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem
Everything I’ve ever done Everything I ever do Every place I’ve ever been Everywhere I’m going to Over a career that spans four decades and thirteen studio albums with Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant has consistently proved himself to be one of the most elegant and stylish of contemporary lyricists. Arranged alphabetically, One Hundred Lyrics […]195 SEK
Art - Lyrics - Music
Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from the iconic vocalist of Florence and the Machine. Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don’t know what I’m trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes true and I couldn’t do anything to stop it, so it […]249 SEK
David Bowie: A Life
Dylan Jones’s engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds a remarkable rise to stardom and an […]149 SEK