Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015Book - 2015
Collects the complete lyrics of the songs of Patti Smith, supplemented with images of the original manuscripts.
To honor the fortieth anniversary of her seminal album Horses, a revised and updated version of the iconic artist’s collected lyrics.
This extraordinary collection from “rock and roll’s poet laureate” is a testimony to the fierce passion and uncompromising originality of Patti Smith’s music and writing. Building on the collection originally published in 1998, this new edition features more than thirty-five new songs, new artwork, and an introduction from Patti Smith herself.
As relevant, fresh, and searing as when they were originally written, Smith’s lyrics capture her unique voice, raw in beauty, grace, and authenticity. Sharing a message of dedication, love, and compassion that speaks across the ages, Smith’s words empower fans and reveal the strong yet vulnerable heart of woman defined by her art.
Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of her seminal album Horses, a revised and updated edition of the unrivaled collection from “rock and roll's poet laureate” features more than 35 new songs, new artwork and an introduction from the iconic artist herself. 50,000 first printing.