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Björk And Raincoats Book Event in London Next Week
Patrick Clarke , October 11th, 2017 17:01

The authors of the latest instalments in the 33 ⅓ series will talk about the albums Homogenic and The Raincoats' self-titled debut

Björk’s 1997 album Homogenic and The Raincoats’ eponymous 1979 debut are the subjects of the most recent installments – published last week – in Bloomsbury’s long-running series of short books on classic albums, 33 1/ 3.

On Monday (October 16) the authors, Emily Mackay ( Homogenic ) and Jenn Pelly ( The Raincoats) will be in conversation at the Charing Cross branch of Foyles bookshop in London. Pelly is associate reviews editor at Pitchfork, while Mackay is a former reviews editor at NME, and an Observer and Quietus contributor.

Topics will include the lasting influence – with Homogenic celebrating 20 years since its release this year, and The Raincoats the 40th anniversary of their formation – of the two records, links and surprising differences between the artists, and the discoveries made in the writing of the books.

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