Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins) anuncia nuevo libro de memorias

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Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins) announces new memoir

Simon Raymondebassist and keyboardist of the benchmark band dream pop Scottish Cocteau Twins, has announced a new autobiographical book. Will be called “One Ear. Cocteau Twins, Ivor and Me” and will be available in September.

“I have written a book, you know, as is usually done when you get older,” Raymonde writes on her social networks. “It covers all the good and bad parts, the falls, the times I've gotten up, the big boy shorts and long trousers, Ivor and a love letter to Cocteau Twins. But I can't tell you everything that's important. You'll have to read it yourselves…”

The book includes quotes from names such as Cillian Murphy (“A beautifully insightful and honest look at the life of the musical legend Simon Raymonde“) and Elton John: “This is a wonderful book on the history of pop music. A man obsessed with the beauty of creative artists and wanting to create his own legacy, allowing other musicians to have a voice by releasing their magic. We need more people like him in a world of mass-produced mediocrity.

Regarding the description of the book, he highlights: “The memoirs of Simon Raymondeof Cocteau Twins, they draw his life and his musical legacy. Like a third of the band Cocteau Twins, Simon helped create some of the most beautiful and memorable albums of the '80s and '90s, music that continues to delight millions of people. This is the story of the band, in his words. “The book covers his childhood, his relationship with his father and legendary producer Ivor Raymondehis rise to fame with Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil and, finally, his solo career and the creation of his own record label Bella Union.

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