Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Pop. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Release Me 2


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'The only artist to ever achieve #1 albums in SIX consecutive decades, Barbra Streisand’s Release Me 2 is yet another musical gem in her unparalleled career. The follow-up to her acclaimed 2012 album, Release Me, this new collection contains previously unreleased tracks from Barbra’s vault, including duets with Willie Nelson and Kermit the Frog. With songs by Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Barry Gibb, Paul Williams, Randy Newman, Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Harold Arlen, and Carole King, Barbra describes Release Me 2 as, “A lovely walk down memory lane…a chance to revisit, and in some cases, add a finishing instrumental touch to songs that still resonate for me in meaningful ways.”'

  • Author: Barbra Streisand
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop, Vocal Pop
  • Dimensions: 5 x 4.4 x 0.5 inches

                 

2. SOUR [LP]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Record-breaking OLIVIA RODRIGO is releasing her debut album featuring the global smash "drivers license" and her current hit "deja vu."'

  • Author: Olivia Rodrigo
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop
  • Dimensions: 12.32 x 12.28 x 0.24 inches

                 

3. Ctrl


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Debut 2017 album from the Top Dawg signed R&B star featuring Kendrick Lamar, Isaiah Rashad & Travis Scott.'

  • Author: SZA
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, R&B, Soul
  • Dimensions: 12.35 x 12.41 x 0.32 inches

                 

4. Thriller


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Tracklist:'

  • Author: Michael Jackson
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Dance & Electronic, Disco
  • Dimensions: 12.2 x 12.3 x 0.32 inches

                 

5. Van Halen (Vinyl)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Considered one of the greatest debut albums in rock history, Van Halen took the music world by storm in 1978 with an 11-song manifesto that features some of rock radio s most played songs of all time and scorching concert staples like "Runnin With The Devil," "Ain t Talkin Bout Love," "Jamie s Cryin ," the band s signature cover of The Kinks "You Really Got Me, " and Eddie Van Halen s finger-tapping tour de force, "Eruption." Mastering engineer Chris Bellman, who remastered the original albums at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios, was enlisted for this new version. In order to produce the original sound the band intended, Bellman cut straight from the quarter-inch tapes for CD; for 180-gram vinyl; and for the digital versions.'

  • Author: Van Halen
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Classic Rock
  • Dimensions: 12.4 x 12.36 x 0.2 inches

                 



6. Harry Styles


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Harry Styles, the highly anticipated self-titled debut album from the global superstar. The ten track album features the lead single "Sign of the Times," which topped the charts in over 80 countries upon its release day. "Sign of the Times" was produced by Jeff Bhasker and co-written by Styles, with additional production by Alex Salibian and Tyler Johnson. The album is available digitally, and in three physical formats: A limited edition hardcover book version of the CD featuring 32 pages of exclusive images from the recording process, a standard package CD, and a vinyl LP version in a gatefold jacket.'

  • Author: Harry Styles
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop
  • Dimensions: 12.31 x 12.4 x 0.19 inches

                 

7. Precious Memories Collection [2 CD]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'The two disc collection features Precious Memories, Precious Memories Volume II, as well as, two previously unreleased songs - "It's All About Him" inspired by Denise's book of the same title and "That's The Way" which Alan sang to Denise at their wedding. the same title hoping to add musically to an already uplifting story." Volumes 1 & II combined have sold 2.3 million copies to date.'

  • Author: Alan Jackson
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Country, Today's Country
  • Dimensions: 4.88 x 5.59 x 0.47 inches

                 

8. AM


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Arctic Monkeys release their fifth album, entitled AM . AM was produced by James Ford and co-produced by Ross Orton at Sage & Sound Recording, LA and Rancho De La Luna, Joshua Tree. The album was engineered by Ian Shea and mixed by Tchad Blake. Josh Homme, Pete Thomas and Bill Ryder-Jones all make guest appearances on AM as do the words of John Cooper Clarke, on the track "I Wanna Be Yours.".'

  • Author: Arctic Monkeys
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Indie & Alternative, Indie & Lo-Fi, Indie Rock
  • Dimensions: 12.4 x 12.09 x 0.35 inches

                 

9. folklore [Beige 2 LP]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Swift's album, folklore, now on Beige 2 LP coming July 23rd! "Most of the things I had planned this summer didn't end up happening, but there is something I hadn't planned on that DID happen. And that thing is my 8th studio album, folklore," she said, letting fans know she poured all her whims, dreams, fears, musings into the 17 tracks. "I wrote and recorded this music in isolation but got to collaborate with some musical heroes of mine; Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver, William Bowery & Jack Antonoff.'

  • Author: Taylor Swift
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Pop
  • Dimensions: 12.28 x 12.56 x 0.39 inches

                 

10. Diver Down (Remastered 180 Gram Vinyl)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Pop - August 2021

'Van Halen s 4x Platinum second album. Mastering engineer Chris Bellman, who remastered the original albums at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios, was enlisted for this new version. In order to produce the original sound the band intended, Bellman cut straight from the quarter-inch tapes for CD; for 180-gram vinyl; and for the digital versions.'

  • Author: Van Halen
  • Genre: CDs & Vinyl, Classic Rock
  • Dimensions: 12 x 12.6 x 1 inches