Nobel laureate and folk-rock legend Bob Dylan will launch a brand new guide on songwriting in November, his writer Simon and Schuster stated Tuesday.
“The Philosophy of Fashionable Tune,” slated for publication on Nov. 8, is the primary guide of latest writing Dylan has put out in practically twenty years, since “Chronicles, Quantity One” got here out in 2004.
The beloved American poet and music artist started writing his newest guide in 2010, and it’s comprised of greater than 60 essays, musing on artists comparable to Hank Williams and Nina Simone, together with the craft of songwriting, his writer stated.
“The publication of Bob Dylan‘s kaleidoscopically good work will likely be a global celebration of songs by one of many best artists of our time,” stated Jonathan Karp, head of Simon and Schuster, in a press release.
“‘The Philosophy of Fashionable Tune’ may solely have been written by Bob Dylan. His voice is exclusive, and his work conveys his deep appreciation and understanding of songs, the individuals who convey these songs to life, and what songs imply to all of us.”
Rumors of a “Chronicles, Quantity Two” have swirled for years however followers will now have “Philosophy” to tide them over till, or if, that version comes into public existence.
Dylan, who burst onto the people scene in New York within the early Nineteen Sixties, has bought greater than 125 million data all over the world.
The 80-year-old has maintained a rigorous touring schedule, and is at the moment on a world jaunt set to proceed into 2024.
In 2020 he launched his thirty ninth studio album, “Tough and Rowdy Methods,” to important acclaim.
He notably gained the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016 “for having created new poetic expressions throughout the nice American tune custom.” JB
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