A Lover Sings: Selected Lyrics by Billy Bragg

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A Lover Sings: Selected Lyrics
by Billy Bragg | Jul 12, 2016

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Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Faber & Faber Social; Main edition (July 12, 2016)
Language: English

Billy Bragg is one of Britain’s most distinctive and accomplished songwriters, whose work has articulated the passions, both personal and political, of Britain during the past five decades. A Lover Sings contains over seventy of his best-known lyrics, selected and annotated by the author.

‘Sexuality’, ‘A New England’, ‘Levi Stubbs’ Tears’ — these are unadorned, poetic songs that skilfully interweave everyday observation with much broader concerns: of fairness and outrage, of generosity and love. A Lover Sings reveals a unique sensibility: principled and proudly of the Left, funny, forthright and tender. It is a remarkable collection.