Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs
In our heart of hearts, perhaps there is nothing more popular and beloved in the world of storytelling as the works of William Shakespeare.
Centuries after him passing away, his works have stood the test of time and are still heralded as the best, even in our modern world. Heck, we even call a film, a work of art, music or whatever it is “Shakespearean” when it is of such high quality or is reminiscent of the famous plots and storylines the late poet has blessed our lives with. Nowadays a writer such as the Bard of Avon is hard to come by.
With the English language becoming more and more simple by the day, it is hard to imagine stories, let alone music, to be written in such profound ways. Or so you think.
Presenting the Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs book by Erik Didriksen, a collection of popular modern songs reimagined as if it were written by the hands of the famous William Shakespeare himself. There is no perfect gift for all the book lovers out there!
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With an incredibly fitting cover of what seems like Shakespeare rocking out with a banjo in hand and design flourishes that totally feels like it belongs to that era, you will find that this book is everything you did not know you need and more.
Featuring songs like Nicki Minaj’s Super Bass, Carly Rae Jepsen’s massive hit, “Call Me Maybe”, TLC’s “No Scrubs” and even CeeLo Green’s explicit song “F*** You”, Pop Sonnets just wows you with its massive and diverse catalog of music turned into Shakespearean Sonnets that you would have never thought in a million years could be transcribed into that.
Available on Kindle and as a Hardcover
The brainchild of Erik Didriksen, a musician, sonneteer, and software engineer all rolled up in one human, this witty yet funny book is so well-written and interesting that it is hard not to impulsively buy this for yourself and someone in your life who loves books or Shakespeare.