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Pulp: Mother, Brother, Lover: Selected Lyrics (book)

(Hardback edition)

(Paperback edition)


Author: Jarvis Cocker
Publication date: 20th October 2011 (hardback); 4th October 2012 (paperback)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 978-0571281909 (hardback); 978-0571281916 (paperback)
Formats: Hardback, 208 pages; paperback; digital/ebook

Publisher's synopsis

Jarvis Cocker is widely regarded as one of the most original and memorable lyricists and performers of the last three decades. Here, for the first time, is a selection of sixty-six lyrics, presented with commentary and an introduction by the man himself. In this volume, readers (and Pulp fans) will find such classic Jarvis lyrics as ‘Common People’, ‘Disco 2000’, ‘Babies’, ‘This is Hardcore’ and ‘Do You Remember the First Time?’ The selection, assembled by the author, reveals a sensibility that is unmistakeably Jarvis: a sometimes visceral, sometimes everyday take on love, relationships and the things we do to each other when the lights get low. Mother, Brother, Lover takes the reader on a thirty-year tour into the life, art and preoccupations of one of the great British artists of the late twentieth century. Shocking, sharp, clever and funny, it is a beautiful collection of lyrics and commentary.



Title: Madre, hermano, amante
Publication date: June 2012
Publisher: Reservoir Books
ISBN: 978-8439725794
Format: Paperback, 317 pages
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