Useless Magic: Lyrics, Poetry and Sermons (Paperback)Florence Welch (author)
The perfect gift for fans of Florence + the Machine, with additional lyrics, poems and a new chapter of sermons
Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes true and I couldn't do anything to stop it, so it seems like a kind of useless magic.
'Pop's high priestess bares her soul in this candid collection of poems and lyrics' Observer
'A treasure . . . beautiful. Generous in its honesty, by the end you feel as though you have climbed into the colourful, and sometimes tortured, world of a passionate artist' i
'Makes the reader feel as though they're peeking into a private journal' Refinery29
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 218 x 170 x 32 mm
Her first book of poetry is an elegant collaged scrapbook - Observer
A treasure . . . beautiful. Generous in its honesty, by the end you feel as though you have climbed into the colourful, and sometimes tortured, world of a passionate artist - iNews
Pop's high priestess bares her soul in this candid collection of poems and lyrics . . . offering a chance to appreciate on the bare stage of the blank page the fineness of her words. And like fellow poet-musician Nick Cave, Welch has found a way for the song and the voice of the rabbit-hearted girl to coexist - Observer
A varied, visually arresting tome, it brings together poems, lyrics, sketches and notes from Welch's personal and professional life, making the reader feel as though they're peeking into a private journal - Refinery 29
An alchemy of memoir and imagination - Waterstones Newsletter
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Incredible insight in to Florence's creative process. With complete lyrics from all of her albums, artwork and photographs all everything that has inspired her it is incredible to see how the... More
An absolutely gorgeous book, perfect for Florence + the Machine fans as well as poetry fans in general. Well chosen artwork and the note-like pages add an almost intimate feeling to the book.
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