visión de conjunto:Críticas An extraordinary introduction by academic John Kinsella . . . I didn't expect him to be branded on my heart as one of my favorite poets too . . . The poetry book might be a great introduction to the man's intricate observations and wordplay before you even investigate his biography. --ThreeImaginaryGirls.comTo have . . . a collection of his poems is more than just icing on the cake; it's receiving the keys to the whole damn bakery . . . elegantly designed . . . both band and man live again. --Blurt Magazine onlineA direct link to McComb via his poetry . . . his poetry has the feel of music to it . . . [This] will make you want to know him better. --Wet InkA poet who explored and confronted addiction pop culture the colloquial and the metaphysical . . . the poems will delight fans of popular music and contemporary poetry alike. --West Australian Reseña del editor Published for the first time this collection gathers the poetry of David McComb the gifted and enigmatic songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids. Written during his 20s and 30s when the bands output peaked these perceptive pieces explore and confront topics such as addiction pop culture and the colloquial and metaphysical. Illuminating a hitherto neglected aspect of the artists creative brilliance this collection will strike a chord with anyone with an interest in contemporary poetry or the music of David McComb. Biografía del autor David McComb was an Australian musician and signer-songwriter who formed the critically acclaimed punk rock band the Triffids in 1978. He later wrote and performed with such bands as the Blackeyed Susans and the Red Ponies. He died in 1999 at the age of 36. Chris Coughran is an honorary research fellow with the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. His writing has appeared in numerous collections and scholarly journals.Niall Lucy is a research fellow in the humanities at Curtin University of Technology. He is the author ofA Derrida Dictionary and Postmodern Literary Theory. John Kinsella is an award-winning Australian poet and writer. He is an Extraordinary Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge University and a research fellow at the University of Western Australia.