The Book of Sea Shanties


This book of shanties will take you on a journey through time. Nathan Evans presents his favourite songs to sing along to. Find out the history and meaning behind each of the shanties.

ISBN: 9781787399587 Author: Evans, Nathan Publisher: Welbeck Publication Date: 14th October 2021 Imprint: Welbeck Cover: Hardback Dewey: 782.421595 (edition:23) Pages: 192 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

An epic journey through sea shanties, high tides and seven seas

From the international bestselling singer comes The Book of Sea Shanties.

The world sang in harmony with Nathan Evans, the Glaswegian postie turned singer of sea shanties. Join him as he takes you through time and seafaring history to discover the true meaning of Wellerman, and who and what exactly was the Drunken Sailor?

Featuring over 35 best loved shanties, Nathan will share the meaning behind each of his favourite shanties and show how they have shaped and inspired him. Beautifully illustrated throughout, it will also include original shanties and bonus content written exclusively for this book.

Whether you’re young or old, gather around and discover the riotous world of sea shanties.

Praise for Nathan Evans:

A ‘Sea Shanty sensation’ Rolling Stone

‘An artist who really lifts the mood when he performs’ Daily Telegraph

‘Too good to miss’ Brian May, Daily Express

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