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No Regrets: Writing on Scott Walker

No Regrets: Writing on Scott Walker

Author: Rob Young
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Scott Walker has travelled from teen idol to the outer limits of music. From 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More' reaching no.1 through to recordings of meat being punched on his last album, The Drift, he somehow seems to have reached a passionate and committed fan base, and his impeccable critical reputation as a serious and uncompromising musician has never been under question. The recent film, 30th Century Man, had a litany of stars queuing up to praise Walker: the likes of David Bowie, Damon Albarn, Jarvis Cocker, Radiohead, Johnny Marr and Sting. But despite this, in forty years of music, there has yet to be a serious book on Scott Walker. This collection put together by Rob Young of The Wire magazine features a handful of previously published articles and newly commissioned pieces, largely drawn from the orbit of The Wire's writers including Ian Penman, Chris Bohn and Rob Young.

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Scott Walker has a passionate, committed audience There have been long gaps between his releases but he's currently undergoing a fertile period Follows the successful model of Innocent When You Dream: the collected interviews of Tom Waits Features a collection of new, especially commissioned pieces and previously published interviews The Wire have an A-list of writers to draw from

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General Fields

  • : 9781409102731
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : January 2012
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : 320
  • : Rob Young
  • : Hardback