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Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice

Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice

Mary Guibert, David Browne

The fully authorised biography of late singer Jeff Buckley, which includes his never before seen lyrics, diaries and letters.

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 Special priceMe: Elton John

Me: Elton John

Elton John

A multiple Grammy-winning legend and flamboyant superstar, Elton is the most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of all time. Fans have been eagerly waiting for him to tell his story. Now the wait is over.<br...

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Just Kids: Illustrated Edition

Just Kids: Illustrated Edition

Patti Smith

Patti's Smith's exquisite prose is generously illustrated in this full-color edition of her classic coming-of-age memoir, Just Kids.

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Year of the Monkey

Patti Smith

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.

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Elton John by Terry O'Neill

Elton John by Terry O'Neill

Terry O'Neill

A photographic portrait of Elton John, by iconic photographer Terry O'Neill.

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Wham! George & Me: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Wham! George & Me: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Ridgeley

The long-awaited and lovingly told story of Andrew, George and their time together as WHAM!

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 Special priceFace It: A Memoir

Face It: A Memoir

Debbie Harry

A multilayered memoir from a multifaceted artist

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 Special price'Til Wrong Feels Right: Lyrics and More

‘Til Wrong Feels Right: Lyrics and More

Iggy Pop

Lyrics, essays and photographs from one of music's most influential, enduring and endearing artists.

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Surf by Day, Jam by Night

Surf by Day, Jam by Night

Ash Grunwald

Surf by Day, Jam by Night takes you inside the hearts and minds of some of the most iconic surfing musicians and musical surfers of our time including Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, Jack Johnson and Pete Murray.

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Fried & Justified

Fried & Justified

Mick Houghton

In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads like a who's who of some of the greatest, most influential, and most dysfunctional cult groups of the...

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Songs

Songs

Don Walker

For over forty years, Don Walker's songwriting has captured what it is to be Australian. From Cold Chisel  to his solo work, as well as many other writing collaborations, Walker's words are poetic, moving and incisive. This...

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

This is the first biography to focus exclusively on Malcolm Young and tells the riveting story of his remarkable rise from working-class Glasgow and the Villawood migrant hostel in Sydney to the biggest stages in the world. It...

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Bowie by O'Neill: The Definitive Collection with Unseen Images

Bowie by O'Neill: The Definitive Collection with Unseen Images

Terry O'Neill

More than 500 photographs of David Bowie, shot by celebrated photographer Terry O'Neill, including images never published before.

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs

A Dream About Lightning Bugs

Ben Folds

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable as his cult classic songs.

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Girl in a Band

Girl in a Band

Kim Gordon

In Girl in a Band Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth and role model for a generation of women, tells her story. Filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a remarkable life, Girl in a Band is a moving,...

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Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story

Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story

Tiffanie DeBartolo, Pascal Dizin, Lisa Reist

Written by Tiffanie DeBartolo and with art by Pascal Dizin and Lisa Reist, this graphic biography includes archival material provided by Jeff's mother, Mary Guibert, to reveal the young songwriter in the process of becoming a...

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Something to Believe In

Andrew Stafford

For Andrew Stafford, music was a way up and a way out. There was just one little problem: he couldn't play. Because those who can do and those who can't review, he carved out a niche writing about it instead.

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JPY: The Autobiography

JPY: The Autobiography

John Paul Young

A memoir of iconic Australian singer and performer John Paul Young. John Paul Young is one of the most iconic artistS in Australian music's history, with over four million world wide album sales and numerous awards which garnered...

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A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

Amy Raphael

'Stretches your brain and swells your heart with every page' Caitlin Moran on Never Mind the Bollocks

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Rockonomics

Rockonomics

Alan Krueger

How the music industry explains the workings of our economy, the changes of markets and prepares us the future - from one of the modern era's foremost economists

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives

David Hepworth

The LP itself had been a mark of sophistication, a measure of wealth, an instrument of education, a poster saying things you dare not say yourself, a means of attracting the opposite sex, and, for many, the single most desirable...

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Record Play Pause

Record Play Pause

Stephen Morris

A remarkable memoir from New Order's Stephen Morris, who tells his story for the first time.

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Then It Fell Apart

Then It Fell Apart

Moby

The second volume of Moby's extraordinary life story is a journey into the dark heart of fame and the demons that lurk just beneath the bling and bluster of the celebrity lifestyle.

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The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names

Adam Dolgins

The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world's most popular and influential rock and pop acts got their names. 

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This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division - The Oral History

This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division - The Oral History

Jon Savage

Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield on 18 May, 1980.

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M Train

Patti Smith

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of caf.s and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as 'a...

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Let's Go (So We Can Get Back)

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back)

Jeff Tweedy

Through his pioneering work in the legendary country-punk band, Uncle Tupelo, to his enduring legacy as the creative force behind the unclassifiable sound of Wilco, Jeff Tweedy has weaved his way between the underground and the...

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Prince: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

Prince: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

Thane Prince

There is perhaps no musician who has had as much influence on the sound of contemporary American music than Prince. His pioneering compositions brought a variety of musical genres into a singular funky and virtuosic sound. 

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Wrote For Luck: Selected Lyrics

Wrote For Luck: Selected Lyrics

Shaun Ryder

Here, collected and edited for the first time, in trade and special editions, are his unforgettable lyrics with commentary by the man himself and an introduction by his literary collaborator, Luke Bainbridge. With...

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Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg

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.

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Present Tense: A Radiohead Compendium

Present Tense: A Radiohead Compendium

Barney Hoskyns

A Rock's Backpages anthology of Radiohead, the most radical and fascinating rock band in modern music history, edited and introduced by Barney Hoskyns.

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Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia

Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia

Tracey Thorn

An exploration of suburbia from music icon Tracey Thorn; singer-songwriter and Sunday Times bestselling author of Bedsit Disco Queen

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How To Make Gravy

How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

A memoir in a hundred songs - classy storytelling from Australia's most prodigious singer-songwriter. 

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How To Be Invisible

How To Be Invisible

Kate Bush

Selected and arranged by the author, with an expansive introduction by the novelist David Mitchell, How To Be Invisible presents the lyrics of Kate Bush for the first time in a beautiful cloth-bound Faber edition. 

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 Special priceLed Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is the first and only official illustrated book to be produced in collaboration with the members of the band.   

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Beastie Boys Book

Beastie Boys Book

Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz

A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself - by band members AD-ROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante,...

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Tina Turner: My Love Story

Tina Turner: My Love Story

Tina Turner

The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in the industry.   

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The Flame

The Flame

Leonard Cohen

The final collection of poetry from the world's greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen, introduced by his son Adam Cohen.     

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Pop Charts

Pop Charts

Katrina McHugh

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Imagine John Yoko

Imagine John Yoko

John Lennon, Yoko Ono

Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon's iconic, beloved song and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant and timely picture book dares to imagine a world at peace. Imagine is being published in partnership...

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My Thoughts Exactly

My Thoughts Exactly

Lily Allen

British singer Lily Allen reflect on her music, career and life in her first memoir.

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How Music Works

How Music Works

David Byrne

Based on author's own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to Wagnerian opera houses, African villages, and anywhere music exists, this book shows how music emerges...

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Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue

Anthony Kiedis

In Scar Tissue Anthony Kiedis, charismatic and highly articulate frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, recounts his remarkable life story, and the history of the band itself.   

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Chronicles Volume 1

Chronicles Volume 1

Bob Dylan

An unprecedented publishing event - the first volume in a series of memoirs by one of the most important and influential musicians and songwriters of our time.

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Just Kids

Just Kids

Patti Smith

Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

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Life

Keith Richards

Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend - the No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.

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The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

Jessica Hopper

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