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How To Make Gravy (16cd Audiobook)
Paul Kelly is a uniquely gifted storyteller, and here, using his lyrics as starting points, he reads stories of his life and his songs, including 'Before Too Long', 'To Her Door', 'Leaps And Bounds', 'Don't Start Me Talking', 'Dumb Things', 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' and 'How To Make Gravy'. Mirroring the structure of his legendary A to Z shows - where he performs around a hundred of his songs alphabetically over four nights - Kelly describes the highs and lows of performing, the art of songwriting, being on the road with the band, tales of his childhood, family, friends and fellow musicians. He is then joined by special guests on a bonus disc as some of Australia's finest actors - Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Judy Davis and Ben Mendelsohn -each read a selected chapter. Playful and honest, insightful and intimate, How to Make Gravy is an irresistible reflection on both the big and little things in life. This audiobook is the perfect present and perfect accompa
Tooth & Nail (Deluxe Edition)
The Limited Special Edition Bookpack includes the CD, a 36 page booklet containing exclusive photos and a collection of columns written by Billy originally published in Q magazine between 2008 and 2011 plus a DVD of 10 promotional videos that Billy made for his singles between 1986 - 2002.
Billy Bragg releases his first new studio album in five years Tooth & Nail on Cooking Vinyl. awing on personal rather than political themes, Tooth & Nail was recorded over a whirlwind five-day session with Grammy Award winning producer Joe Henry (whose impeccable production credits include Solomon Burke, Aimee Mann, Elvis Costello and Hugh Laurie) in his South Pasadena basement studio. With Joe taking Billy out of his comfort zone (all vocals were recorded live without retakes or overdubs) the album features an accomplished crew of musicians, including Greg Leisz (Bon Iver), Patrick Warren (Lana Del Rey), Jay Bellerose (Regina Spektor) and David Piltch (Ramblin’ Jack Eliot). The