Patti Smith: Collected Lyrics 1970-2015 (tvrdi uvez)
“Collected Lyrics” offers forty-five years of songs, an enduring commemoration of Smith’s unique contribution to the canon of rock and roll.
This extraordinary collection from “rock and roll’s poet laureate” is a testimony to the fierce passion and uncompromising originality of Patti Smith’s music and writing.
As relevant, fresh, and searing as when they were originally written, Smith’s lyrics capture her unique voice, raw in beauty, grace, and authenticity. Sharing a message of dedication, love, and compassion that speaks across the ages, Smith’s words empower fans and reveal the strong yet vulnerable heart of woman defined by her art.
Initially published in 1988, Patti Smith’s “Complete Lyrics” was a testimony to her uncompromising poetic power. Now, on the fortieth anniversary of the release of Smith’s groundbreaking album, Collected Lyricshas been revised and expanded with more than thirty-five additional songs, including her first, ‘Work Song’, written for Janis Joplin in 1970, and her most current, ‘Writer’s Song’, to be recorded in 2015. The collection is liberally illustrated with original manuscripts of lyrics from Smith’s extensive archive.
Patti Smith’s work continues to retain its relevance, whether controversial, political, romantic or spiritual. “Collected Lyrics” offers forty-five years of songs, an enduring commemoration of Smith’s unique contribution to the canon of rock and roll.