How to Write One Song
A ROUGH TRADE BOOK OF THE YEAR
One of the century’s most feted singer-songwriters, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, digs deep into his own creative process to share his unique perspective about song-writing and offers a warm, accessible guide to writing your first song, championing the importance of making creativity part of your everyday life and experiencing the hope, inspiration and joy that accompanies it.
‘[A] guide to rediscovering the joys of creating that we all felt as children.’
NEW YORK TIMES
‘Guides readers into the mystery zone and back out again . . . packed with instructive ideas for amateurs and professionals alike.’
‘Tweedy makes a convincing case for people to access their creative flow and tap into a private moment of creativity to make music . . . engaging.’
INDEPENDENT (Books of the Month)
‘A smart, funny, relentlessly practical guide.’
‘One part manual for composing a song, and one part philosophical desire – the human need – to create . . . an easy, delightful read.’
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