Go All The Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop - Paul Myers; S. W. Lauden; Heather Havrilesky; Michael Chabon; Dave Holmes; David Yaffe; Annie Zalesk | Foyles Bookstore
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
Go All The Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop
Foyalty 39

Go All The Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop (Paperback)

£12.99
Pre-order for despatch on publication.

Synopsis

Fun, bright, and playful, Power Pop is a sometimes adored, sometimes maligned, often misunderstood genre of music. From its heyday in the 70s and 80s to its resurgence in the 90s and 00s, Power Pop has meant many things to many people. In Go All The Way, today's best and brightest writers go deep on what certain Power Pop bands and songs mean and have meant to them. Whether they love or hate it, Go All The Way is a dive into the Beatles-inspired pop rock of the last five decades.



Featuring:

Heather Havrilesky on Blondie

Carrie Courogen on Liz Phair

Michael Chabon on Big Star

Jeff Rougvie on Cheap Trick

David Yaffe on XTC

Kate Sullivan on Jeff Lynne and ELO

Dylan Champion on Guided By Voices

Joe Clifford on The Hold Steady

David Bash on His So-Called (Power Pop) Life

Justin Fielding on The Road to Power Pop

Paul Myers on Sloan

Jeff Whalen on Power Pop as Beatles Obsession

S. W. Lauden on Fountains of Wayne

Ira Elliot on Putting the Pow! in Power Pop

Rex Weiner on September Gurls

Marko DeSantis on Surrender

Ken Sharp on The Secret Power Pop History of KISS's Paul Stanley

Tom Petty on The Strange Magic of Jeff Lynne (as told to Ken Sharp)

John M. Borack on The Women of Power Pop

Dave Holmes on Tommy Keene

Daniel Brummel on Weezer

Nancy Rommelmann on Analog Anthems

Allison Anders on Nick Lowe's Pub Rock Roots

Annie Zaleski on How Jelly Fish Changed the Game

Chris Holm on The Brainy Power Pop of Allan Carl Newman

Scott Miller excerpts from Music: What Happened?

Kurt Baker on Pop Punk to Power Pop

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essays Publisher: Rare Bird Books Publication Date: 27/10/2022 ISBN-13: 9781644281611  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order for despatch on publication. Pre-Order

Paul Myers is a Canadian writer and musician living in Berkeley, California. His previous books include the critically acclaimed A Wizard A True Star: Todd Rundgren in the Studio; It Ain't Easy: Long John Baldry and the Birth of the British Blues; Barenaked Ladies: Public Stunts, Private Stories; and The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy. S. W. Lauden is the author of the Greg Salem punk rock P.I. series including Bad Citizen Corporation, Grizzly Season, and Hang Time. His Tommy & Shayna novellas include Crosswise and Crossed Bones. A new novelette, That'll Be The Day: A Power Pop Heist, was released in June 2019. S.W. Lauden is the pen name of Steve Coulter, drummer for Tsar and The Brothers Steve.

More books by Paul Myers

More books by S. W. Lauden

More books by Heather Havrilesky

More books by Michael Chabon

More books by Dave Holmes

More books by David Yaffe

More books by Annie Zalesk

Leave Review

Our Christmas Last Posting Dates can be found here
 

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
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £25 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.99 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.99 £0.00 2-3 Days

Click & Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop

 

Free Free Click and Collect and Delivery to Store is available for all our shops. Collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.
Please wait for order arrival confirmation email before making a journey to collect.
UK Courier* £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe Airmail** £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail*** £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

* For courier service please contact the Charing Cross Road store

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

*** We are currently unable to delivery to the following countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Macao, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Virgin Island US

For goods delivered outside of the UK, the consignee (ie the person to whom the consignment is sent) will be the declarant and importer into the country for which the consignment is destined. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of customs duties and local taxes where required.

Customs Charges - if you are ordering goods for delivery outside of the UK, please note that your consignment may be subject to VAT (Value Added Tax), other taxes, customs duties and/or fees levied by the destination country. Any such charges levied in relation to customs clearance must be borne by you. It is accepted by you that Foyles has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Foyles recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your online order.

Delivery Help & FAQs

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

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

Black Joy
(Paperback)
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff; Various;...
 
 
£8.99
 
In the Land of the Cyclops: Essays
(Paperback)
Karl Ove Knausgaard
 
 
£9.99
 
Having and Being Had
(Paperback)
Eula Biss
 
 
£7.99
 
Seek, Memory
(Hardback)
Viet Thanh Nguyen
 
 
£14.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd