Tales of Boomtown Glory: Complete lyrics and selected chronicles for the songs of Bob Geldof

Author:   Bob Geldof
Publisher:   Faber Music Ltd
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9780571541522


Pages:   360
Publication Date:   13 March 2020
Format:   Hardback
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Tales of Boomtown Glory: Complete lyrics and selected chronicles for the songs of Bob Geldof


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Tales of Boomtown Glory is a collection of the complete lyrics from Bob Geldof's Boomtown Rats and solo albums, accompanied by an introduction and 25 song stories written by Geldof, and exclusive scans from his notebooks over the years. The stories provide a witty and honest account of the background, inspiration and context of the songs. Lyrics to the 188 songs include previously unreleased material as well as the upcoming 2020 Boomtown Rats album. This man is more in charge of the English language than anyone I've ever met. Bono, musician What set the Rats apart was the strength and intelligence of Geldof's writing. It should be in every anthology of late 20th Century Irish literature. Joseph O'Connor, novelist His songs historically will be looked back on as incredibly important things Jools Holland, musician, broadcaster

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Author:   Bob Geldof
Publisher:   Faber Music Ltd
Imprint:   Faber Music Ltd
ISBN:  

9780571541522


ISBN 10:   0571541526
Pages:   360
Publication Date:   13 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
This item is yet to be released. You can pre-order this item and we will dispatch it to you upon its release.

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