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Voices : How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life, Paperback / softback Book

Voices : How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life Paperback / softback

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***ONE OF BILLBOARD'S TOP TEN MUSIC BOOKS OF 2018***'A brilliant book about singing...

I have been talking to Nick Coleman about music, in person and in my head, for forty years now. [With Voices] you have the opportunity to hear what I have heard.

I hope you take it' Nick Hornby in The BelieverWhat happens when we fall in love with a voice; the siren call of someone singing? The history of post-war popular music is traditionally told sociologically or in terms of musicological influence and innovation in style.

Voices takes a different tack. In ten discrete but cohering essays Coleman tackles the arc of that history as if it were an emotional experience with real psychological consequences - as chaotic, random, challenging and unpredictable as life itself. Voices is the story of what it is to listen and learn.

Above all, it is a story of what it means to feel.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Music reviews & criticism
  • ISBN: 9781784701338

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