About this book
Subtitled, "A History Of Death By Murder, Suicide, Fire, Flood, Drugs, Disease And General Misadventure, As Related In Popular Song".
Highlights the diversity of the audience that is touched by and attracted to music that embraces and acknowledges death, at the same time subverting the cliches. This book explores how popular music deals with death, and how it documents the changing reality of what death means as one grows older.
|Bloomsbury Academic Trade|