33 1/3 is a series of books written about classic albums. It has already featured a number of cornerstone records including The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland, Radiohead's OK Computer and Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique, and it now plans to include more.
Marking their 10th anniversary, 33 1/3 will be releasing a new series of books inspired by Kanye West, J Dilla, Bjork, Michael Jackson, and more. Similar to their other books, the publishers will dissect and analyze certain elements of these albums which has made it a part of the modern musical canon.
The first book will feature Serge Gainsbourg’s Histoire de Melody Nelson, written by Darran Anderson and will be followed by They Might Be Giants' Flood and Andrew WK's I Get Wet.
Check out the full series below:
Check out the full list of the announced titles below.
Serge Gainsbourg’s Histoire de Melody Nelson, by Darran Anderson
They Might Be Giants’ Flood, by S. Alexander Reed and Philip Sandifer
Andrew WK’s I Get Wet, by Phillip Crandall
Beach Boys’ Smile, by Luis A. Sanchez
Gang of Four’s Entertainment!, by Kevin Dettmar
J Dilla’s Donuts, by Jordan Ferguson Richard
Hell and the Voidoids’ Blank Generation, by Pete Astor
Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville by Gina Arnold
Oasis’ Definitely Maybe, by Alex Niven
Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, by Kirk Walker Graves
Sigur Ros’ ( ), by Ethan Hayden
Bjork’s Biophilia, by Nicola Dibben
Bobbie Gentry’s Ode to Billie Joe, by Tara Murtha
Danger Mouse’s The Grey Album, by Charles Fairchild
Hole’s Live Through This, by Anwyn Crawford
Michael Jackson’s Dangerous, by Susan Fast
Dead Kennedys’ Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, by Mike Foley
Devo’s Freedom of Choice, by Evie Nagy