“The Philosophy of Modern Song” includes more than 60 exhibitions written by the musician for songs by artists such as Steven Foster, Elvis Costello, Hank Williams and Nina Simone
Bob Dylan announced the release of a new book, almost 20 years after the memoir entitled “Chronicles: Volume One” (2004). The new collection is called “The Philosophy of Modern Song” and will be released on November 8 by the American publishing house Simon & amp; Schuster.
According to the press release, Dylan started working on this new book in 2010. What is the content? “The Philosophy of Modern Song” includes more than 60 exhibitions written by the famous musician for songs by artists such as Steven Foster, Elvis Costello, Hank Williams and Nina Simone.
“Analyzes what he calls the” trap of easy rhymes “, analyzes how the addition of a syllable can” reduce “a song and even how bluegrass is related to heavy metal”, according to the press release.
In a statement, the president and director advisor to Simon & amp; Schuster Jonathan Carp, said: “The publication of the brilliant work of Bob Dylan will be an international song festival of one of the greatest artists of our time. “The Philosophy of Modern Song” could only have been written by Bob Dylan. His voice is unique and his work conveys his deep appreciation and understanding of the songs, the people who bring these songs to life and the importance of songs to all of us. “
Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016. Since then, the album “Rough and Rowdy Ways” has been released.
With information from Pitchfork