A Mix of Bricks & Valentines: Lyrics 1979-2009. G. W. Sok, John Robb.

A Mix of Bricks & Valentines: Lyrics 1979-2009

PM Press, September 2011. First American. Trade Paperback. Used - Like New. Item #230697
ISBN: 1604864990

A showcase of the lyrics that G. W. Sok wrote during the three decades that he was with the band The Ex, this musical compendium features more than 250 pieces: a mixture of lyrics, poetry, and political ranting. The Ex is an internationally acclaimed Dutch group that blurred the lines between indie, punk, and underground music. Fans of this influential band will gain insight into the meaning behind their provocative songs and find inspiration in these outspoken and thought-provoking words. An introduction by Sok that describes the process of writing lyrics and his development as a writer is also included.


First/first: paperback original. Clean, sound, appears to be unread copy. A book of terrific lyrics by G.W. Sok longtime singer/lyricist for the great Amsterdam, punk/post-punk band, The Ex from their founding 1979 through 2009. There is a short foreword by John Robb, himself a singer/songwriter for another remarkable postpunk band, the Membranes. Robb went on to make a name for himself as a music journalist and author a number of excellent, underrated books.

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