This Will End in Tears: The Miserabilist Guide to Music

This Will End in Tears: The Miserabilist Guide to Music

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by Adam Brent Houghtaling
     
 

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This Will End in Tears is the first ever and definitive guide to melancholy music. Author Adam Brent Houghtaling leads music fans across genres, beyond the enclaves of emo and mope-rock, and through time to celebrate the albums and artists that make up the miserabilist landscape. In essence a book about the saddest songs ever sung, This Will End in Tears<

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This Will End in Tears is the first ever and definitive guide to melancholy music. Author Adam Brent Houghtaling leads music fans across genres, beyond the enclaves of emo and mope-rock, and through time to celebrate the albums and artists that make up the miserabilist landscape. In essence a book about the saddest songs ever sung, This Will End in Tears is an encyclopedic guide to the masters of melancholy—from Robert Johnson to Radiohead, from Edith Piaf to Joy Division, from Patsy Cline to The Cure—an insightful, exceedingly engaging exploration into why sad songs make us so happy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062098962
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
592 KB

Meet the Author

Adam Brent Houghtaling is an editor, writer, musician, and digital consultant living in Brooklyn, New York.

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