This Will End in Tears (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Aug 7, 2012 - Music - 416 pages
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Sad music moves us like nothing else, and despite its gloomy nature it also has the curious power to make us happy. In This Will End in Tears: The Miserabilist Guide to Music, author Adam Brent Houghtaling explains why, while offering up a compendium of history's masters of melancholy and the greatest sad songs of all time, featuring artists across genres and through time—from torch songs to country weepers to emo classics. Loaded with recommended playlists and insights into our favorite sob songs, This Will End in Tears is a fascinating immersion into the "miserabilist" genre, a musical marker with increasing resonance.

  

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Review: This Will End in Tears: The Miserablist Guide to Music

User Review  - cherrytreegirl - Goodreads

Difference of opinion is inherent to the subject of This Will End in Tears.... So it came as an expected given i would find myself using it less like a simple checklist than as a marker by which to ... Read full review

Review: This Will End in Tears: The Miserablist Guide to Music

User Review  - Amy Elizabeth - Goodreads

Any book with a back cover blurb by my celebrity crush Rob Sheffield earns 4 stars without even cracking cover. Read full review

Contents

Cover
Introduction
Lush Life
American Music Club
Arab Strap
Adagio for Strings
Are You Ready to Be Heartbroken? Heartbeats
Black Tape for a Blue Girl
Jacques Brel
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Adam Brent Houghtaling is an editor, writer, musician, and digital consultant living in Brooklyn, New York.

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