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Excavate: The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall

April 9, 2019 | by danpapps

Faber Social announce acquisition of Excavate: The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall, edited by Tessa Norton and Bob Stanley, for publication in March 2021. Over the course of their forty-year career, which ended abruptly forever on 24 January 2018, The Fall were consistently one of the most fascinating and unique groups Britain has ever produced, and frontman Mark E Smith was arguably the country’s sharpest lyricist. This will be the definitive book on The Fall’s world. Excavate: The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall will be a compendium of new essays, shorter reflections, original artwork, lyrics and previously unpublished ephemera working around…

Moby ‘Then It Fell Apart’ Book Tour

April 8, 2019 | by danpapps

What do you do when you realize you have everything you think you’ve ever wanted but still feel completely empty? What do you do when it all starts to…

A tribute to Scott Walker (1943-2019)

March 25, 2019 | by Hannah Marshall

Faber Social Publisher Lee Brackstone reflects on working with the late, great Scott Walker on his 2018 selection of lyrics, Sundog. It was Jarvis Coc…

Fried and Justified

February 21, 2019 | by danpapps

On 4 July Faber will publish Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98 by Mick Houghton, a candid fr…

Billy Bragg

The Three Dimensions of Freedom

February 14, 2019 | by danpapps

‘If one meets a powerful person, ask them five questions: “What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it?…

The Awfully Big Adventure: Michael Jackson in the Afterlife

January 29, 2019 | by danpapps

On 4 April Faber will publish The Awfully Big Adventure: Michael Jackson in the Afterlife by revered writer, broadcaster, and cultural critic Paul Mor…

Shaun Ryder ‘Wrote for Luck’

January 24, 2019 | by danpapps

Faber is proud to announce Wrote For Luck, a collection of lyrics by the man the late, great Tony Wilson famously declared was “on a par with W.B Yeat…

Left to My Own Devices: A letterpress print for One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem

November 29, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

  We’re thrilled to be able to show off these beautiful letterpress prints that we’ve produced to celebrate the publication this month of Neil Te…

Neil Tennant’s One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem playlist

November 8, 2018 | by James Stone

  This month, we publish One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem, a collection of lyrics from Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys. Selected by Tennant himsel…

Adam Horovitz’s Danceteria playlist

October 11, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

The forthcoming Beastie Boys Book (published 30 October) features several mixtape playlists put together by band members Mike D and Adam Horovitz. One…

Then It Fell Apart

October 11, 2018 | by danpapps

What do you do when you realise you have everything you think you’ve ever wanted but still feel completely empty? What do you do when it all starts to…

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