When times are particularly difficult, and you are likely to slip into despair, some of the greatest pop songs can provide true comfort to make it through the pain. The problem with advice in general is that we often don’t take it. The great thing about advice songs is that you can kick back and listen to someone else coach you through a tough situation while rocking out at the same time. Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow is a collection of famous advice songs and it full of surprises. It gives you song titles, painted by hand by the designer, and a striking quote from the song lyrics as well as indices on artist and themes.
This wonderful book lists 250 of the best pop songs for those times that solid life advice is needed. The songs represent all popular music styles from the last fifty years, from rock to folk, and from punk to hip hop.