Musicians and Their Poetry Collections

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Musicians and Their Poetry Collections

I Would Leave Me If I Could.: A Collection of Poetry

by Halsey

isbn: 9781982135607,template: listNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this debut collection, Halsey bares her soul. Bringing the same artistry found in her lyrics, Halsey’s poems delve into the highs and lows of doomed relationships, family ties, sexuality, and mental illness. More hand grenades than confessions, these autobiographical poems explore and dismantle conventional notions of what it means to be a feminist in search of power.

Tears for Water: Poetry & Lyrics

by Alicia Keys

isbn: 9780425205600,template: listWhen she burst onto the music scene with her multi-million bestselling, Grammy(R) Award-winning first album, Songs in A Minor, Alicia Keys became a superstar. Two decades later, her career has expanded into producing, acting, and passionate activism–winning her worldwide acclaim, numerous awards, and a spot on Time‘s list of “The 100 Most Influential People.”

Hello morning
now I see you
cause I am awake
What was once so sweet and secure
has turned out to be fake
Girl, you can’t be scared
gotta stand up tall and let ’em see what shines in you
Push aside the part
lying in your heart
like the ocean is deep, dark and blue

Rose That Grew from Concrete

by Tupac Shakur

isbn: 9780671028459,template: listTupac Shakur’s most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete.


Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings

by Joni Mitchell

isbn: 9780358181729,template: list A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell’s handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first time

Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

by Florence Welch

isbn: 9780525577157,template: listLyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from the iconic musician of Florence and the Machine

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass

by Lana del Rey

isbn: 9781982167288,template: list The New York Times bestselling debut book of poetry from Lana Del Rey, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass.

Lana’s breathtaking first book solidifies her further as “the essential writer of her times” (The Atlantic). The collection features more than thirty poems, many exclusive to the book: Never to Heaven, The Land of 1,000 Fires, Past the Bushes Cypress Thriving, LA Who Am I to Love You?, Tessa DiPietro, Happy, Paradise Is Very Fragile, Bare Feet on Linoleum, and many more. This beautiful hardcover edition showcases Lana’s typewritten manuscript pages alongside her original photography. The result is an extraordinary poetic landscape that reflects the unguarded spirit of its creator.

Auguries of Innocence

by Patti Smith

isbn: 9780060832674,template: listAuguries of Innocence is the first book of poetry from Patti Smith in more than a decade. It marks a major accomplishment from a poet and performer who has inscribed her vision of our world in powerful anthems, ballads, and lyrics. In this intimate and searing collection of poems, Smith joins in that great tradition of troubadours, journeymen, wordsmiths, and artists who respond to the world around them in fresh and original language.



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