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Bob Dylan announces new book, “The Philosophy of Modern Song”

Bob Dylan announces new book, "The Philosophy of Modern Song"

Bob Dylan Announcing a new book, Modern song philosophywhich will be released on November 8.

The book, which Dylan first started working on in 2010, contains more than 60 articles dealing with songs by songwriters such as Stephen Foster, Elvis CostelloHank Williams and Nina Simone. according to press releaseThe book offers a “master class in the art and craft of songwriting.”

This is Dylan’s first post since the acclaimed 2004 Chronicles: Volume One.

“[Dylan] He analyzes what he calls the trap of easy rhymes, explains how adding a single syllable can reduce a song and even explains how bluegrass relates to heavy metal, “press release notes.” These articles were written in Dylan’s unique prose. It’s mysterious and mercurial, poignant and deep, and often funny out loud. While they ostensibly speak of music, they are in fact reflections and reflections on the human condition.”

The book also includes more than 100 photographs and “dream-like countryside”.

“The publication of Bob Dylan’s shimmeringly wonderful work will be an international celebration of the songs of one of the greatest artists of our time,” said Jonathan Karp, President and CEO of Simon & Schuster.Modern song philosophy Just written by Bob Dylan. His voice is unique, and his work conveys his deep appreciation and understanding of songs, the people who bring these songs to life, and what the songs mean to all of us.”

Dylan is currently performing on his second leg Off-road and noisy tour.