“Fragile as a Song” Poems & lyrics of Tony Levin, with foreword by Peter Gabriel and introduction by Bill Bruford.64 pages, leatherette bound, 6” x 4”.
All copies are autographed by Tony LevinFrom the Bill Bruford introduction: "With a smile on its face, this little anthology offers food for thought and refreshment for the soul. On a good day it may even, in T. S. Eliot’s words, 'make us see the world afresh'."
From the Peter Gabriel foreword: “I hope you enjoy this book as much as I have, with its sharp intelligence, gentle humour, quirky observations, and wonderful memories”
From Tony Levin: These are my poems from through the years, and lyrics from songs on previous albums, current albums and future ones. Some are quite personal, others humorous. The title poem is about making a musical connection with a bonobo ape.
We fashioned the book as some of my favorite poetry books are: small, leatherette bound, with no publicity blurb on the back. I’m very grateful for the wonderful foreword and introduction by my friends Peter Gabriel and Bill Bruford
The book is sold only here on my Bandwear storefront, because the markup elsewhere would have required a higher retail price. Oh, and I’ve signed every copy. Thanks for checking it out.
Michael Lington - The Songbook Collection
Official release date October 1st, 2010
• 12 songs personally selected by Michael
• Transcriptions including chords in Eb, Bb and C
• Backing track CD to play along with (without the lead instrument)
• Comments from Michael for each song
• Never before seen pictures
• Biographical Information
Songs included: Twice In A Lifetime, Sunset (Por Do Sol), Still Thinking Of You
Off The Hook, Mallorca, Show Me, Two Of A Kind, Pacifica, You And I
Ocean Drive, Memphis, Nostalgia