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Hook, Line and Singer: 125 songs to sing out loud (Paperback)
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Hook, Line and Singer: 125 songs to sing out loud (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 20/11/2014
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From Cerys Matthews, radio 6 DJ, ex-singer of Brit Pop band Catatonia and one of Britain's best known music devotees, comes Hook, Line and Singer, a sing-a-long book for all the family, with an innovative design and exposed binding that allows the book to lie completely flat'The best book I've seen for years . . . maybe the most useful book I've ever read' - Jools Holland 'A gorgeous read . . . a perfect present for any parent' - Time Out'A 'labour of love', the result of more than 30 years of collecting songs and their stories. Divided into chapters with offerings for high and low moods, young families, days out, bedtimes, nostalgia, Americana and more, the book gathers lyrics, music, history and plenty of anecdotes from Matthews's eventful and music-filled life. It is impossible to read without bursting into song' - Sunday Express'Helped by a blend of good design and tonal honesty, Hook, Line and Singer serves as a tool for family singalongs, perhaps even encouraging mum, dad and the kids to put down the laptops and smartphones long enough to hold hands and leap around the living room as they harmonise to, say, Skip to My Lou' - The TimesCerys Matthews is a singer, songwriter, author and broadcaster, hosting a popular weekly radio show on BBC6 Music and appearing on The Voice with Tom Jones. A collector of songs for over thirty years, she has also written and presented documentaries on subjects such as Blue Horizon (the iconic British blues label), Sacred Harp singing and Dylan Thomas. A columnist for the number one world music magazine Songlines, she is the author of children's stories Tales from the Deep and Gelert, A Man's Best Friend. She was lead singer and songwriter for the multi-million-selling band Catatonia, and duets with Sir Tom Jones on the perennial winter favourite, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'. She lives in West London with her children.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781846147180
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 894 g
Dimensions: 259 x 192 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The best book I've seen for years . . . maybe the most useful book I've ever read -- Jools Holland
A gorgeous read . . . a perfect present for any parent * Time Out *
A 'labour of love', the result of more than 30 years of collecting songs and their stories. Divided into chapters with offerings for high and low moods, young families, days out, bedtimes, nostalgia, Americana and more, the book gathers lyrics, music, history and plenty of anecdotes from Matthews's eventful and music-filled life. It is impossible to read without bursting into song * Sunday Express *
Helped by a blend of good design and tonal honesty, Hook, Line and Singer serves as a tool for family singalongs, perhaps even encouraging mum, dad and the kids to put down the laptops and smartphones long enough to hold hands and leap around the living room as they harmonise to, say, Skip to My Lou * The Times *

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