Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes - From Punk to Indie and Everything in Between

Author(s): Trevor Kelley


Trevor Kelley and Leslie Simon perfectly capture the excitement, absurdity, and obsessive passion of rock history buffs in this travel guide/indie music biography. Whether they're poking fun at hipsters in trucker hats, or offering a hilarious list of best and worst bands featuring washed-up celebrities, the authors' snarky, opinionated, and hilarious voices come through on every page. So whether you're a seasoned traveler who wants to visit all of these essential spots on a cross-country road trip, or an armchair music-lover who's content to let Trevor and Leslie do the legwork for you, this is a can't miss book.


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"Simon ensures there's never a dull moment...Rob Dobi's spot-on illustrations appear throughout the book as the perfect complement to her enthusiastic and hilarious voice." -- Sacramento Book Review online

Leslie Simon is the co-author of Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide To Emo Culture. She is also the managing editor at Alternative Press magazine. In addition to making appearances on Fuse and MTV, her work has appeared in Stuff, E! Online, and Teen People. When she's not counting the days until the release of the All-American Rejects' next album, you can find her drooling over puppies and kittens on CuteOverload.com. Trevor Kelley is the co-author of Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide To Emo Culture. In addition to making appearances on Fuse (where he was interviewed twice while wearing no socks), Kelley's work has also appeared in Spin, Alternative Press and NME and works for Myspace Music

General Fields

  • : 9780061573712
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperCollins
  • : April 2009
  • : 229mm X 156mm X 17mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Trevor Kelley
  • : Paperback
  • : 256
  • : illustrations