Musical Truth: A Musical Journey Through Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs

Faber & Faber

Sale price £7.00 Regular price £12.99

Tax included.

Jeffrey Boakye & Ngade Smart

Hardcover | 12.9 x 1.8 x 19.8 cm | 206 pp

Faber & Faber | 9780571366484

Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormzy . . . Groundbreaking musicians whose songs have changed the world. But how? This exhilarating playlist tracks some of the key shifts in modern British history, and explores the emotional impact of 28 songs and the artists who performed them. Boakye here redefines British history, the Empire and post-colonialism, and will invite you to think again about the narratives and key moments in history that you have been taught up to now.

Jeffrey Boakye is an author, broadcaster, educator and journalist with a particular interest in issues surrounding race, masculinity, education and popular culture. Originally from Brixton in London, Jeffrey has taught secondary English for fifteen years. He is senior teaching fellow at the University of Manchester and has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Leicester

'Engaging and accomplished . . . perfectly judged for young readers.' GUARDIAN


Order before 4pm to collect next day.

To allow us time to prepare your orders please collect from 10am onward.

All collections are from our warehouse in Melksham, Wiltshire (address found at the bottom of the page).



Orders under £75
Tracked | Shipped within 2 business days | Delivery 1-2 days after shipping

Orders £75 and above
Tracked | Shipped within 2 business days | Delivery 1-2 days after shipping



Tracked | Shipped within 2 business days | Delivery 3-5 days after shipping



For shipping to destinations outside the UK please email us to request a quote.

Books About Art Ltd Reviews with