By Gil Scott-Heron
"A poet and polemicist whose lyrics have encouraged and galvanized generations." —GQ
One look at Now after which and it turns into glaring that this isn't simply a set of a songwriter's lyrics. The song-poems of this undisputed "bluesologist" triumphantly stand on their lonesome, evoking the rhythm and urgency that have exclusive Gil Scott-Heron's occupation. This collection carries the reader from the worldwide issues of political hypocrisy and the hazards posed by means of capitalist tradition to painfully own subject matters and the realities of recent day lifestyles. His message is black, political, traditionally exact, pressing, uncompromising, and mature, and as proper now because it was once within the early 1970s.
About the Author
A hugely influential and commonly widespread singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, poet, novelist, and socio-political commentator, Gil Scott-Heron is still a different and significant determine in international tune. With greater than 20 albums to his identify, his politically charged output has gained him a world following.