Closer You Are | Matthew Cutter
Closer You Are By Matthew Cutter
Narrated by: Matt Amendt
Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
Release date: 08-21-18
Closer You Are AudioBook Summary
The authorized biography of Robert Pollard, indie-rock icon and founder of the music group Guided by Voices.
Robert Pollard has been a staple of the indie-rock scene since the early 1980s, along with his band Guided by Voices. Pollard was a longtime grade-school teacher who toiled endlessly on his music, only finding success after adopting a do-it-yourself approach, relying on lo-fi home recordings for much of his and his band’s career. A prolific artist, Pollard continues to churn out album after album, much to the acclaim of critics and his obsessive and devoted fans. But his story has never been faithfully told in its entirety. Until now.
Closer You Are is the authorized biography of Robert Pollard and Guided by Voices. Author Matthew Cutter is a longtime friend of Pollard, and with Pollard’s blessing, Cutter has set out to tell the whole, true story of Guided by Voices. This will be the first audiobook to take an in-depth look at the man behind it all, with interviews conducted by the author with Pollard’s friends, family, and bandmates, along with unfettered access to Pollard himself and his extensive archives. A series of appendices will further illuminate Pollard’s solo career, side projects, and art shows.
Robert Pollard has had an amazing and seemingly endless career in rock music, but he’s also established himself as a consummate artist who works on his own terms. Now fans can at long last learn the full story behind one of America’s greatest living songwriters.
File Size: 360.63 MB