Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter

Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter (Hardback)

£24.00
Unavailable. Replaced by new version by new supplier.
Unavailable

Synopsis

"Hearts of Darkness" is the story of a generation's coming of age through the experiences of its three most atypical pop stars. James Taylor, Jackson Browne, and Cat Stevens could never have been considered your typical late-sixties songwriters - self-absorbed and self-composed, all three eschewed the traditional means of delivering their songs, instead turning its process inward. The result was a body of work that stands among the most profoundly personal art ever to translate into an international language, and a sequence of songs - from "Sweet Baby James" and "Carolina in My Mind", to "Jamaica Say You Will" and "These Days", to "Peace Train" and "Wild World" - that remain archetypes not only of what the critics called the singer-songwriter movement, but of the human condition itself.

Music & DanceDanceMusic reviews & criticismMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresEasy listening, MOR musicMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresPunk, New Wave & IndieMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresRock & Pop musicMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" music Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation Publication Date: 01/02/2012 ISBN-13: 9781617130311  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Unavailable. Replaced by new version by new supplier.  

Author Dave Thompson, himself a legend among rock biographers, takes on his subjects with his usual brio and candor, leaving no stone unturned in his quest to shine a light on the dark side of this profoundly earnest era in popular music. He is the author of the highly acclaimed Kurt Cobain bio Never Fade Away, as well as books on Cream, George Clinton, Judas Priest, Deep Purple, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and others, and is a frequent contributor to Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, MOJO, All Music Guide, and Melody Maker.

More books by Dave Thompson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

La Traviata
(Paperback)
Giuseppe Verdi
 
 
£12.00
 
Understanding Scotland Musically:...
(Hardback)
Simon McKerrell; Gary West
 
 
£115.00
 
The Montpellier Codex: The Final...
(Hardback)
Catherine A. Bradley; Karen Desmond
 
 
£75.00
 
Latest Blog
A Tale of Two Currencies
23/02/2018

Dharshini David explains why the volatility of Bitcoin underscores how secure the dollar is in its pole position – and how the old greenback continues to dictate the world’s fortunes.

#FoylesFive: Polish Fiction
22/02/2018

Gary from our Fiction Department delights us with a few of his favourite Polish novels.

Get More!
22/02/2018

We've extended the range of available lines on our website to close to one million items across more than thirty product categories! OK, that actually sounds quite dull. But what it means is you've got more books to choose from, more subject areas, more titles available on our website than ever before — more more more! To celebrate, we're giving you 15% off everything* online when you use the code GETMORE at checkout anytime between Thursday 22nd February and Thursday 1st March 2018.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd