REVIEWS

“Rob Sheffield is a beating heart set to a perfect melody. He understands music’s power to not only individuate ourselves, but to connect people to one another. In Turn Around Bright Eyes he writes about what, and who, he loves without sentimentality. The world is a better place with Rob Sheffield--he's one of the last true romantics.”
   — Julie Klausner, comedian, host of the comedy podcast How Was Your Week and author of I Don't Care About Your Band


 

“Why in God’s name would anyone immerse themselves in the world of karaoke? Well, here’s your answer—and it’s a surprising trip out of some real darkness, set to a soundtrack of cheesy ballads, yelping rockers, and mangled standards. Turn Around Bright Eyes is an absolute treat.”
   — Patton Oswalt, comedian, actor, and New York Times bestselling author of Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

 

“Romantic and addictive, Turn Around Bright Eyes is the most passionate and energetic performance. Hilarious and deeply touching, it could just be the funniest book ever written about music.”
   — John Taylor, bassist of Duran Duran and New York Times bestselling author of In the Pleasure Groove

 

Turn Around Bright Eyes is a touching homage to ‘99 Luftballoons’ and other important chunks of our cultural heritage.”
   — Gary Shteyngart, bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan