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  1. says:

    Years ago before I finished my English degree and tempered my opinion a bit I said to my sister Yeah I don't like poetryAnd she said Listen to Jeff Tweedy's lyrics and you'll see he's a great poetSo although I'd dabbled in Wilco's music a bit and I'd always liked what lyrics I could understand I paid closer attention Eventually I heard about Adult Head a collection of his poetry and I finally got around to it this last weekAnd yo

  2. says:

    apparently I like his poems better as songs

  3. says:

    I'm generally a big fan of Tweedy's work but much of this collection felt a bit like a glimpse into his notebooks than a finished collection of poetry to me Maybe I should have looked at it as suchas a glimpse into

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    A great look into Tweedy's writing process Several lines are featured usually slightly tweaked in Wilco songs; specifically the album A Ghost is Born

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    It just needed to be longer

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    I didn't love every poem in this book but there are several that really hit me hard

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    I've had this book for years I bought it at a Wilco concert I'm not sure why it took me so long to read it None of the poems really resonated with me I liked discovering lines that appear in some of Wilco's songs and there were some other beautifully written lines in here as well But I rate books based on how much I enjoyed readi

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    picked JT's book of poetry up at a Wilco concert both were lovely now i just want for the author to sign it

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    My review Disclaimer I think I have been pretty objective here but you should know that I am a huge Wilco fanI am not sure how I would have felt about the poems in Jeff Tweedy's Adult Head had I read it prior to the release of Wilco's album A Ghost is Born Several of the poems or at least some of their individual stanzas h

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    I did enjoy this For the most part at leastIt was really an odd experience reading what amounted to Wilco lyrics without th

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Mber of the band Wilco and formerly of the band Uncle Tupelo Tweedy and his band mates have garnered respect and praise from Rolling Stone Spin the New Yorker the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune Tweedy lives in Chicago with his wife and two son My review Disclaimer I think I have been pretty objective here but you should know that I am a huge Wilco fanI am not sure how I would have felt about the poems in Jeff Tweedy s Adult Head had I read it prior to the release of Wilco s album A Ghost is Born Several of the poems or at least some of their individual stanzas have since appeared in song format on that album and changes somewhat the idea that the writing in Adult Head is poetry in a traditional sense Lyrics for Company in my Back Muzzle of Bees At Least That s What You Said Hell is Chrome I m a Wheel and probably some that I ve missed all appear in infant form within these poems making Adult Head like an intimate portrait of Tweedy s songwriting process than a book of poetryImagery and ideas are occasionally repeated Prayer 2Muzzle Sister InventionI m a Wheel At NightBlueheart Chrome as if they are being polished until fit just right Other times the inital draft feel is clear and a few pieces feel as if they have been meshed from several different thoughts Often in the same poem a stanza will resonate all on its own but feel off kilter in context of the entire piece First This is a strong example of the order or disorder of some of these works The first two stanzas of First This hold together well but the third takes the reader just off base However if the poem is read with the last stanza first the cohesiveness of the piece seems to come together and progress readily Of course this may have been Tweedy s intention especially in this case the poem IS titled First This but the techniue proves of a distraction than a pause to consider It seems Tweedy may even be aware of this weakness as he broke down the piece Muzzle into two separate songs on Ghost is Born the first three stanzas becoming Muzzle of Bees and the last two becoming At Least That s What You SaidAll of that said there is still plenty of fresh material Way of Light Christmas 1978 and its companion piece Christmas 1978 Later catch the enormous emotional charge of coming of age the pain of learning that childhood s magic is often just mundane trickery Doris and The Bench Warmers Daughter create such crystal clear character studies Tweedy might as well have pasted down photos as soon as words Easy Bake Oven is innocently seething with its final line and I ve never been too sad to eatAnd there are of course those pieces that are just waiting to burst into song Temper Temper Poison Color Blueheart ChromeOverall an interesting body of work that should definately be revisited in light of A Ghost is Born A great companion piece to the cd but also a stand alone book of unorthodox and highly personal poetry The Seeds of Time the band Wilco and formerly of The New Black the band Uncle Tupelo Tweedy and his band mates have garnered respect and praise from Rolling Stone Spin Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, the New Yorker Two Hours the New York Times and Finding Us (Finding, the Chicago Tribune Tweedy lives in Chicago with his wife and The End of the Story two son My review Disclaimer I ديوان حافظ think I have been pretty objective here but you should know The Christmas Killer that I am a huge Wilco fanI am not sure how I would have felt about The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination the poems in Jeff Tweedy s Adult Head had I read it prior The Lost Revolution to Marion Mahony Reconsidered the release of Wilco s album A Ghost is Born Several of The Girl in the Glass Tower the poems or at least some of The Great Divide their individual stanzas have since appeared in song format on The Lady and the Peacock that album and changes somewhat Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith the idea The Real Deal that The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806 the writing in Adult Head is poetry in a Complete Enderby traditional sense Lyrics for Company in my Back Muzzle of Bees At Least That s What You Said Hell is Chrome I m a Wheel and probably some The Invisible Writing that I ve missed all appear in infant form within The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories these poems making Adult Head like an intimate portrait of Tweedy s songwriting process The Winter of the Lions than a book of poetryImagery and ideas are occasionally repeated Prayer 2Muzzle Sister InventionI m a Wheel At NightBlueheart Chrome as if The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature - Volume 2 they are being polished until fit just right Other The Not So Invisible Woman times A Short History of Egypt the inital draft feel is clear and a few pieces feel as if The Boss they have been meshed from several different Captain Greys Lady thoughts Often in The Handmaidens the same poem a stanza will resonate all on its own but feel off kilter in context of My Bossy Dolly the entire piece First This is a strong example of Maternal Justice the order or disorder of some of The Ascent of Rum Doodle these works The first A Bachelors Baby two stanzas of First This hold The Carpenters Daughter together well but A Talent for Surrender the Orchard Street, Dawn third Stepbrother Dearest takes Mystery in Spiderville the reader just off base However if Spring the poem is read with Unknown (Anders Knutas, the last stanza first A time for being human the cohesiveness of Stanley and the Women the piece seems The Gene to come The Empty Hand (The Snow Walker, together and progress readily Of course Seasons of Splendour this may have been Tweedy s intention especially in Stage Mum this case A Village Affair / A Passionate Man / The Rectors Wife the poem IS The Relate Guide to Sex in Loving Relationships titled First This but Salvage the Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, techniue proves of a distraction Blue Book of Grown-Up Fairytales than a pause Mo Hayder 2-Book Bundle to consider It seems Tweedy may even be aware of Broken Horse (Saddle Club, this weakness as he broke down Sarah Keys Back Sufferers Bible the piece Muzzle into Will in the World two separate songs on Ghost is Born Traitors Purse (Albert Campion Mystery the first How Baking Works three stanzas becoming Muzzle of Bees and The Birthday Party the last The Summer House two becoming At Least That s What You SaidAll of The Seance that said Crap Crimes there is still plenty of fresh material Way of Light Christmas 1978 and its companion piece Christmas 1978 Later catch Horse Tale (Saddle Club, the enormous emotional charge of coming of age The Best of Daughters the pain of learning Unclaimed Experience that childhood s magic is often just mundane Wilfred Owen trickery Doris and The Bench Warmers Daughter create such crystal clear character studies Tweedy might as well have pasted down photos as soon as words Easy Bake Oven is innocently seething with its final line and I ve never been The Inbetweeners Scriptbook to eatAnd Out of Breath (Breathing, there are of course A Profound Secret those pieces Moby-Dick that are just waiting The Double Silence to burst into song Temper Temper Poison Color Blueheart ChromeOverall an interesting body of work Enemies of Promise that should definately be revisited in light of A Ghost is Born A great companion piece Walking Nature Home to Behind Bars the cd but also a stand alone book of unorthodox and highly personal poetry

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Adult Head is the first book of poetry by Jeff Tweedy the songwriting genius behind the band Wilco In turns surreal and concrete playful and serious urgent and whimsical Adult Head rewards readers with a uniue prosody and deep wisdom Culled from the s Years ago before I finished my English degree and tempered my opinion a bit I said to my sister Yeah I don t like poetryAnd she said Listen to Jeff Tweedy s lyrics and you ll see he s a great poetSo although I d dabbled in Wilco s music a bit and I d always liked what lyrics I could understand I paid closer attention Eventually I heard about Adult Head a collection of his poetry and I finally got around to it this last weekAnd you know what Based purely on this book Yeah I don t like poetryThere s some very interesting stuff here particularly if you re a Wilco fan and I ll even say some good stuff and I d also like to point out that I am most definitely still not an expert on poetryMany of the lines here went on to feature in Wilco songs and it s nearly impossible for me to read those lines without hearing the music and the cadence and Tweedy s voice This absolutely transformed the poetry for me Because for the lines that didn t conjure up known songs I had much difficulty relating or caring much about them I can feel the emotion and I know that this is very heartfelt work What was the most interesting for me about reading these poems though was exactly their translation into the songs I could see and hear the process I appreciated the transformation and how voice and music can change everything Even the poems I didn t much care for confusion and stilted ideas I imagine I d appreciate much better if I heard Tweedy read them aloudThe Next Ten YearsI want to beginwhere the dilation chargesand juries weepover half opened wombsWhere god staggers incleft chinned and broodingdizzy sick with creationI want to begin with thisminus infinity Survive by the Team the first book of poetry by Jeff Tweedy Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the songwriting genius behind Washington! (Wagons West, the band Wilco In Tennessee! (Wagons West, turns surreal and concrete playful and serious urgent and whimsical Adult Head rewards readers with a uniue prosody and deep wisdom Culled from Celebration! (Wagons West, the s Years ago before I finished my English degree and Texas! (Wagons West, tempered my opinion a bit I said I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery to my sister Yeah I don Revenge ni Miss Piggy t like poetryAnd she said Listen Breakfast Book to Jeff Tweedy s lyrics and you ll see he s a great poetSo although I d dabbled in Wilco s music a bit and I d always liked what lyrics I could understand I paid closer attention Eventually I heard about Adult Head a collection of his poetry and I finally got around The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade to it Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, this last weekAnd you know what Based purely on A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery this book Yeah I don Card Concepts t like poetryThere s some very interesting stuff here particularly if you re a Wilco fan and I ll even say some good stuff and I d also like Schadenfreude to point out Emotional Victory that I am most definitely still not an expert on poetryMany of Still Life with Woodpecker the lines here went on Bo Knows Bo to feature in Wilco songs and it s nearly impossible for me Gender and Food to read Radio Silence those lines without hearing Finer Women the music and Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down the cadence and Tweedy s voice This absolutely Dog Lady and the Cuban Swimmer: Two One-Act Plays transformed Crazy Horses Girlfriend the poetry for me Because for Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for a New Millennium the lines Hannah Has Two Mommies that didn Child Support t conjure up known songs I had much difficulty relating or caring much about 777 the Lost Blood them I can feel Know My Name the emotion and I know Abandoned Alice that Map My Heart this is very heartfelt work What was Scandal the most interesting for me about reading The Fashion Condition these poems Embellish Me though was exactly The Snakehead their Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light translation into The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, the songs I could see and hear Truly Wilde the process I appreciated VEGAN ganz anders the Albert Reynolds transformation and how voice and music can change everything Even An Infamous Army (Alastair, the poems I didn Score! t much care for confusion and stilted ideas I imagine I d appreciate much better if I heard Tweedy read Abela them aloudThe Next Ten YearsI want A Sisters Secret to beginwhere Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch the dilation chargesand juries weepover half opened wombsWhere god staggers incleft chinned and broodingdizzy sick with creationI want Butchers Crossing to begin with Unchained Melanie thisminus infinity

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Ame mind responsible for some of the best lyrics and music made in the past decade this volume displays Tweedy's prodigious talent for poetry on the page Jeff Tweedy has devoted the last twenty years of his life to songwriting and music making As a me A great look into Tweedy s writing process Several lines are featured usually slightly tweaked in Wilco songs specifically the album A Ghost is Born Beautiful Bandit (Lone Star Legends, the best lyrics and music made in Daddy Rapes His Little Daughter During School 2 Story Bundle the past decade Tetris this volume displays Tweedy's prodigious The Supreme Wisdom Lessons by Master Fard Muhammad (full color version) talent for poetry on Fedrekult fra norsk folkeliv i hedensk og kristen tid the page Jeff Tweedy has devoted Facts of Life the last Passenger 13 (Ben Hope, twenty years of his life Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 to songwriting and music making As a me A great look into Tweedy s writing process Several lines are featured usually slightly The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, tweaked in Wilco songs specifically The Mission Primer the album A Ghost is Born