A new, definitive look at one of music's greatest songbooks by an expert author
The latest book in the bestselling All the Songs series, this is the most in-depth exploration of Prince's songs ever written.
Spanning nearly 50 years of albums, EPs, B-sides, and more, read the full story behind all of the songs that Prince ever released. Moving chronologically through his epic back catalogue, expert author Benoît Clerc analyses everything there is to know about each song and session. With a career as mythologized as Prince, this book is an exhaustive compendium that shines a light on every corner of Prince’s magnificent, otherworldly career.
No stone is left unturned across more than 600 pages, illustrated with incredible photography throughout. From the inspiration behind the lyrics and melody to the recording process and even the musicians and producers who worked on each track, uncover the stories behind the music in this truly definitive book - a must-have for every Prince fan.
About the Author
Benoît Clerc is an author, composer and professional musician. He has written two books in the bestselling All the Songs series, on Queen and David Bowie.
“Prince: All the Songs is a major achievement…[It]may be the definitive single-volume book about Prince for both its breadth and the way it views his life through the songs that were the true essence of his being.” —Psychobabble