Scott Walker

by Lewis Williams

Scott Walker

  • ISBN-13: 9780859653954
  • Author(s): Lewis Williams
  • Subject: Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups
  • Publisher: Plexus
  • Imprint: Plexus
  • Publication Date: 01-06-2006
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
The Rhymes of Goodbye is a track-by-track commentary in the tradition of Revolution In The Head, that encompasses Scott Walker s entire career from the first Walker Brothers single up to his much-anticipated 2006 album, The Drift. Featuring an informed guide to Walker s exceptional and esoteric lyricism and providing an insightful analysis that will delight his legions of followers, lifelong fan Lewis Williams presents a wealth of engaging information about an artist who has been described as the most enigmatic singer of modern times. Divided into five sections that correspond to the distinct phases of Walker s recording career, this book covers the Walker Brothers glory years when Scott, John and Gary Walker enjoyed the same level of popularity as The Beatles, Scott s return to the public eye as a solo artist during 1967-70, his lost albums of the early 1970s, the Walker Brothers reunion and the success of No Regrets, and his eighties forays into experimentalism and soundtracks
About the book

The Rhymes of Goodbye is a track-by-track commentary in the tradition of Revolution In The Head, that encompasses Scott Walker s entire career from the first Walker Brothers single up to his much-anticipated 2006 album, The Drift. Featuring an informed guide to Walker s exceptional and esoteric lyricism and providing an insightful analysis that will delight his legions of followers, lifelong fan Lewis Williams presents a wealth of engaging information about an artist who has been described as the most enigmatic singer of modern times. Divided into five sections that correspond to the distinct phases of Walker s recording career, this book covers the Walker Brothers glory years when Scott, John and Gary Walker enjoyed the same level of popularity as The Beatles, Scott s return to the public eye as a solo artist during 1967-70, his lost albums of the early 1970s, the Walker Brothers reunion and the success of No Regrets, and his eighties forays into experimentalism and soundtracks

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