Essays and rock & roll. Looking and listening. Nostalgia versus skepticism. Sound and sense.
Monday, April 9, 2012
The French like their books heavy
The Fleshtones: Histoire d'un Groupe de Garage Américain, translated from English by Janique Jouin De Laurens, is out now with Camion Blanc. The French translation of Sweat comes in at a whopping 678 pages, with lots of new photos, several of which I'd never seen, plus an updated discography.
I couldn't comprehend the book's length until I got a copy in my hands. Some heavy reading, indeed: