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Greatest Hits

(2017)
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Cass Wheeler - a British singer-songwriter, hugely successful since the early 70s, whose sudden disappearance from the music world three decades later has been the subject of intense speculation among her fans - is in the studio that adjoins her home, taking a journey back into her past. Her task is to choose sixteen songs from among the hundreds she has written since her early teens, for a uniquely personal Greatest Hits record, describing the arc of her life through song.

It has been over a decade since Cass last put out an album; ten years since a tragedy catapulted her into a breakdown. In the course of this one day - both ordinary and extraordinary - each song Cass plays sets off a chain of memories, leading us deep into her past, and into the creative impulse that has underpinned her work.

This is the story of a life - the highs and lows, love and separation, success and failure. Of what it is to live a fulfilled life, and how to make peace with our mistakes.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2017 : UK Hardback
Title: Greatest Hits
Author(s): Laura Barnett
ISBN: 1-4746-0020-4 / 978-1-4746-0020-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

June 2017 : UK Paperback
Title: Greatest Hits
Author(s): Laura Barnett
ISBN: 1-4746-0021-2 / 978-1-4746-0021-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2017 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Greatest Hits
Author(s): Laura Barnett
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Availability: Amazon UK   


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