Kristin Hersh

Nerve Endings: Selected Lyrics
  • Nerve Endings: Selected Lyrics

  • Since forming the seminal art rock band Throwing Muses while still in her teens, Kristin Hersh has been at the forefront of alternative music, acclaimed for her raw, visceral and poetic songwriting.

    Here, collected for the first time, are the lyrics to one hundred songs, curated by the woman who wrote them. From Throwing Muses classics like ‘Bright Yellow Gun’ to solo material such as ‘Your Ghost’ and her songs with 50 Foot Wave, Nerve Endings encapsulates one of the most fascinating and honest careers in modern rock music.

Kristin Hersh is a musician, author, mother of four and founder of the seminal art rockband Throwing Muses. Over three decades she has also performed as a solo artistand leader of 50 Foot Wave, released dozens of critically acclaimed albums, and written her memoirs Paradoxical Undressing and Don’t Suck, Don’t Die. Kristin currently lives in California. @kristinhersh