Lately, I've been listening to a lot of music. I came across an article on Shortlist.Com titled 25 SONGS THAT REFERENCE BOOKS. In the article, it says:
Songwriting is a competitive business, with each artist keen to prove that they're more knowledgeable and artistic than their peers. So what better way to do that than to name check, or draw inspiration from, a respected book?
In addition, usefully, it means that you don't have to think too much about the lyrics - so that's half your job done already.
We've taken a look at 25 excellent examples where the world of music has been inspired by the world of literature. Cross-art-pollination ahoy.Intrigued by the article's title, I decided to check out which 25 songs reference books!!