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Publisher Description

Shooting at the Moon celebrates the music and lyrics of Kevin Ayers, one of the great bohemian voices of British music. Kevin Ayers was an English singer-songwriter who was a major influential force in the English psychedelic movement and a founding member of the band Soft Machine in the '60s. With introductions by Galen Ayers, Josh Payne and Robert Wyatt, this book includes all the lyrics from Ayers’ solo career and documents a period of the UK music scene between Psychedelia and Glam Rock. Immerse yourself in the world of this influential cult singer-songwriter, with pages from his own notebooks, exclusive photographs, Ayers’ own collages and the occasional recipe.

Contents:

Introduction by Galen Ayers

Foreword by John Payne

A Note on Kevin Ayers by Robert Wyatt

Joy of a Toy

Shooting at the Moon

Whatevershebringswesing

Bananamour

The Confessions of Dr. Dream and other Stories

Sweet Deceiver

1Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today)

.Takeaway

That’s What You Get Babe

Diamond Jack and The Queen of Pain

Dejà… Vu

Close As You Think

Falling Up

Still Life with Guitar

The Unfairground

Index of First Lines

Index of Songs

Credits

Acknowledgements

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2020
1 November
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
296
Pages
PUBLISHER
Faber Music Limited
SIZE
134.9
MB