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Adult Head Years ago before I finished my English degree and tempered my opinion a bit, I said to my sister, Yeah I don t like poetry And she said, Listen to Jeff Tweedy s lyrics, and you ll see he s a great poet So although I d dabbled in Wilco s music a bit, and I d always liked what lyrics I could understand, I paid closer attention Eventually, I heard about Adult Head, a collection of his poetry, and I finally got around to it this last week.And you know what Based purely on this book Yeah Years ago before I finished my English degree and tempered my opinion a bit, I said to my sister, Yeah I don t like poetry And she said, Listen to Jeff Tweedy s lyrics, and you ll see he s a great poet So although I d dabbled in Wilco s music a bit, and I d always liked wh A great look into Tweedy s writing process Several lines are featured, usually slightly tweaked, in Wilco songs specifically the album A Ghost is Born. I m generally a big fan of Tweedy s work but much of this collection felt a bitlike a glimpse into his notebooks than a finished collection of poetry to me Maybe I should have looked at it as suchas a It just needed to be longer Myreview Disclaimer I think I have been pretty objective here but you should know that I am a huge Wilco fan I am not sure how I would have felt about the poems in Jeff Tweedy s Adult Head had I read it prior to the release of Wilco s album A Ghost is Born Several of the poems, or at least some of their individual stanzas, have since appeared in song format on that album and changes, somewhat, the idea that the writing in Adult Head is poetry in a traditional sense Lyrics for Co Myreview Disclaimer I think I have been pretty objective here but you should know that I am a huge Wilco fan I am not sure how I would have felt about the poems in Jeff Tweedy s Adult Head had I read it prior to the release of Wilco s album A Ghost is Born Several of the poems, or at least some of their individual stanzas, have since appeared in song format on that album and changes, somewhat, the idea that the writing in Adult Head is poetry in a traditional sense Lyrics for Company in my Back , Muzzle of Bees , At Least That s What You Said , Hell is Chrome , I m a Wheel , and probably some that I ve missed, all appear in infant form within these poems I didn t love every poem in this book, but there are several that really hit me hard. Adult Head Is The First Book Of Poetry By Jeff Tweedy, The Songwriting Genius Behind The Band Wilco In Turns Surreal And Concrete, Playful And Serious, Urgent And Whimsical, Adult Head Rewards Readers With A Unique Prosody And Deep Wisdom Culled From The Same Mind Responsible For Some Of The Best Lyrics And Music Made In The Past Decade, This Volume Displays Tweedy S Prodigious Talent For Poetry On The Page Jeff Tweedy Has Devoted The Last Twenty Years Of His Life To Songwriting And Music Making As A Member Of The Band Wilco And Formerly Of The Band Uncle Tupelo, Tweedy And His Band Mates Have Garnered Respect And Praise From Rolling Stone, Spin, The New Yorker, The New York Times, And The Chicago Tribune Tweedy Lives In Chicago With His Wife And Two Sons. Jeff Tweedy is not a Great Poet He is however an amazing songwriter Many of these poems evolved into some of the best Wilco songs specifically the A Ghost is Born period When I say Tweedy is not a Great Poet, I do not mean that he is not a really good poet, and I think he is One of the many reasons that Wilco s songs will never be heard on the radio is that Tweedy s lyrics are oftenpoetry than anything else He is not, however, what anyone would mistake for a schooled poet, and songwr Jeff Tweedy is not a Great Poet He is however an amazing songwriter Many of these poems evolved into some of the best Wilco songs specifically the A Ghost is Born period When I say Tweedy is I did enjoy this For the most part at least.It was really an odd experience, reading what amounted to Wilco lyrics without the music It s nonsensical at times, and if you think too hard about the words and the cadence these poems will fall apart BUT if you just read them and let your mind wander around in them, its got something special you can feel.I know I m coming off as a crystal gripping hippie for all that, but it is something I like about Tweedy s lyrics The areabout how they I did enjoy this For the most part at least.It was really an odd experience, reading what amounted to Wilco lyrics without the music It s nonsensical at times, and if you think too hard about the words and the cadence these poems I m not much of a poetry reader, which is funny and inconsistent of me when considering how much I love song lyrics So I suppose it took Jeff Tweedy, author of such great lines as The ashtray says you were up all night to get me to read a volume of verse Sorry to say the aforementioned lyric is not featured in this book, but you do get that great line from I m a wheel that goes, Once in Germany someone said nein I ll admit that maybe I m not quite as deep and profound a thinker to total I m not much of a poetry reader, which is funny and inconsistent of me when considering how much I love song lyrics So I suppose it took Jeff Tweedy, author of such great lines as The ashtray says you were up all night to get me to read a volume of verse Sorry to say the aforementioned lyric is not featured in this book, but you do get that great line from I m a wheel that goes, Once in Germany someone said nein I ll admit that maybe I m not quite as deep and profound a thinker to totally get all


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