A Pure Drop: The Life of Jeff Buckley by Jeff ApterIt was Bono who said that Jeff Buckley was a pure drop in an ocean of noise. During his 30 years, Jeff Scott Buckley lived many lives: suburban loner, music school misfit, and rock and roll gypsy. His real life was only revealed after his tragic death 10 years ago, when he was found in the Mississippi river just hours before he was due to start rehearsals for the follow-up album to Grace., In this startling new bio, Jeff Buckleys friends, peers, enemies, lovers, collaborators, and others all speak of the Jeff Buckley they knew - or, in some cases, thought they knew. The contents of his many personal letters are revealed for the first time. His struggle with writers block is explored, as are his battles with the concept of stardom, his desire for escape, and his attempts to deal with the unavoidable legacy of his equally gifted father, Tim Buckley. Even 10 years after his death, Buckley is still influential - Radiohead and Coldplay readily confess to the debt they owe him.
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A Pure Drop: The Life of Jeff Buckley
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Enter Australian scribe Jeff Apter, who spent five years as editor of Rolling Stone magazine in his native homeland. Apter had the challenge of uncovering the many lives of Jeff Buckley that included the loner, the lover, the dreamer, poet and other surprising aspects, even to longtime fans. This is where I come in to the picture, the critic and a J. So many critics and admirers linked him with his troubadour father, a mistake that first official Buckley biographer Browne should have known before taking on this very elusive subject. This one of the aspects that I most appreciated in A Pure Drop. Unlike most critics and readers, I am not so much a fan of the early life of an artist.
He lives in Australia. It was Bono who said that "Jeff Buckley was a pure drop in an ocean of noise. His real life was only revealed after his tragic death 10 years ago, when he was found in the Mississippi river just hours before he was due to start rehearsals for the follow-up album to Grace.
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During his thirty years, Jeff Scott Buckley lived many lives: suburban loner, music school misfit, rock and roll gypsy. His real life was only revealed after his tragic death in the Mississippi river, hours before he was due to start rehearsals for the follow up album to "Grace".
However, you can still feel his presence - as his songs and lyrics continue to inspire, long after his Last Goodbye. While the body of work doesn't stretch quite as far as we'd have hoped, its impact is unquestionable and his legacy is still being felt today. A posthumous new album is on the horizon. Here are just 11 of the great artists that Jeff Buckley inspired. We were 21 and he was very much a hero, and as with those things it tends to filter through," Martin added.