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The Bard meets the Backstreet Boys in Pop Sonnets a collection of 100 classic pop songs reimagined as Shakespearean sonnets All of your favorite artists are represented in the Pop Sonnets Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs by Erik Didriksen is one of those little gems of a book that have you laughing smiling and wanting to share the moment with others around you It will unleash your inner geekness of both literature and music The Bard meets the Backstreet Boys Shakespeare melds with Simon and Garfunkel Victorian England clashes with Vanilla Ice An older man he asks me for a song forgotten but well lov d in younger age The barkeep swears he doth not there belong behind the bar but up upon the stage The sailor and the merchant they converse the wenches flirt the merchants the get soused The tavern s owner smiles about the purse he s earned from the crowd I ve here arous dThe creak of carriage wheels I long have heard but I may never watch their weary turn for I m within this dungeon e er interr d to wait until my soul in Hell shall burn My mother taught me morals clear and plain the principles to which I should aspire yet I ve another person coldly slain in Reno just to watch his life expireLet not thy pride dissuade thee from their aid or think I speak of what I do not know for in my troubled youth twas there I stay d to lift myself from poverty and woe We ve cause to thank them over and again this brotherhood for good young Christian menThat was Piano Man by Billy Joel Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash and of course I m sure you recognize YMCA by the Village PeopleThe collection of pop songs both old and new is impressive as is the translation of the lyrics into Shakespeare s wording This was a labor of love of passion and or irreverent humor Someone obviously has way too much time on their hands And that is something to be thankful for I have often followed characters in my reading I have followed authors But it is rare that I follow a publisher uirk Books is one I do Their books are fun and ridiculous and just a good time From their Star Wars into Shakespeare to their well selected Science Fiction and Fantasy line uirk Books is a small publishing house that puts out damn good readsSo kick back and have a little fun Believe me you have not lived until you have read Sir Mix a Lot s Baby Got Back in Shakespeare Fire and Desire unleash your inner geekness of both literature and music The Bard meets the Backstreet Boys Shakespeare melds with Simon and Garfunkel Victorian England clashes with Vanilla Ice An older man he asks me for a song forgotten but well lov d in younger age The barkeep swears he doth not there belong behind the bar but The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox up The Illusionists upon the stage The sailor and the merchant they converse the wenches flirt the merchants the get soused The tavern s owner smiles about the purse he s earned from the crowd I ve here arous dThe creak of carriage wheels I long have heard but I may never watch their weary turn for I m within this dungeon e er interr d to wait Planet of the Bugs until my soul in Hell shall burn My mother taught me morals clear and plain the principles to which I should aspire yet I ve another person coldly slain in Reno just to watch his life expireLet not thy pride dissuade thee from their aid or think I speak of what I do not know for in my troubled youth twas there I stay d to lift myself from poverty and woe We ve cause to thank them over and again this brotherhood for good young Christian menThat was Piano Man by Billy Joel Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash and of course I m sure you recognize YMCA by the Village PeopleThe collection of pop songs both old and new is impressive as is the translation of the lyrics into Shakespeare s wording This was a labor of love of passion and or irreverent humor Someone obviously has way too much time on their hands And that is something to be thankful for I have often followed characters in my reading I have followed authors But it is rare that I follow a publisher Fishes of the Open Ocean uirk Books is one I do Their books are fun and ridiculous and just a good time From their Star Wars into Shakespeare to their well selected Science Fiction and Fantasy line Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uirk Books is a small publishing house that puts out damn good readsSo kick back and have a little fun Believe me you have not lived Grass, Sky, Song until you have read Sir Mix a Lot s Baby Got Back in Shakespeare

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Pop Sonnets Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs

Tured by the AV Club BuzzFeed and Vanity Fair among many others More than half of these pop sonnets are exclusive to this collection and have never been published in any form Thanks NetGalleyThis was such an awesome read I can see myself using this book as a party game uizzing my friends or family seeing if they can guess the original song It was nice to see such a wide range of songs translated many decades of music from Frank Sinatra to U2 to Miley Cyrus Totally hilarious and so well done Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries using this book as a party game Engendering Song uizzing my friends or family seeing if they can guess the original song It was nice to see such a wide range of songs translated many decades of music from Frank Sinatra to U2 to Miley Cyrus Totally hilarious and so well done

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Se pages from Bon Jovi and Green Day to Miley Cyrus Beyoncé and beyond Already a smash sensation on the Internet the Tumblr page has 20000 followers Pop Sonnets has been fea Okay now all I need is a version of this but with only Disney songs


10 thoughts on “Pop Sonnets Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs

  1. says:

    I haven't read a Shakespeare work to completion it wasn't a reuirement in school for me yet and it's not something I've chose to embark on myself I have some of his stuff waiting to be read in the ever huge TBR shelves but I haven't uite mustered up the courage yet I do know that these verses are likely simplified compared to some of Shakespeare's works where I have seen lines and bits and piecesReading this I think of rewording t

  2. says:

    This had me laughing so hard My husband and I took turns reading some out loud and having the other one figure out which popular song the sonnet was parodying Yep That's our idea of a good time hahaha I would love to use this as a tool in the

  3. says:

    Pop Sonnets Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs by Erik Didriksen is one of those little gems of a book that have you laughing smiling and wanting to share the moment with others around you It will unleash your inner geekness of both literature and music The Bard meets the Backstreet Boys Shakespeare melds with Simon and Garfunkel Victorian England clashes with Vanilla Ice An older man he asks me for a s

  4. says:

    This could be the greatest thing I've ever read It might not have been a great thing to read while sick because

  5. says:

    Thank you uirk Books for sending this to me for reviewOne of the coolest books I have ever read4 stars because some sonnets were better than others but 'tis kind of things such as taste that one can not control It's a small fast fun read I had the song lyrics opened while reading it and it was very entertaining Recommend to everyone

  6. says:

    Okay now all I need is a version of this but with only Disney songs

  7. says:

    This book is not a watered down summary of Shakespeare's finest Actually it's like Epic Rap Battles took all of your favourite songs and made them twice as badass with a dash of Shakespearean refinery It's well done expertly crafted and a joy to read

  8. says:

    Pop Sonnets Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs is such a fun and uniue read It combines humour Shakespeare and pop culture at the same time Seriously what better to askErik Didriksen's ability to transform those pop songs to sonnets was truly remarkable There were even some of his sonnets that had a poetic meaning as well It's really strange but at the same time he brings us a sonnet so poetically beautiful that

  9. says:

    Thanks NetGalleyThis was such an awesome read I can see myself using this book as a party game uizzing my friends or family seeing if they can guess the original song It was nice to see such a wide range of songs translated many deca

  10. says:

    This book is ridiculously fun Sonnets meet pop songs in this hilarious recreation of popular music from the last 50 years – from B

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