"Thoughtful and vivid. . . . This should start many debates among pop music die-hards." Publishers Weekly Online Annex
"Here is incontrovertible proof that pop stars are all healthy, well-adjusted individuals. I laughed and self-harmed in equal measure." Seb Hunter, author, Hell Bent for Leather and Rock Me Amadeus
"Reynold's casual, comedic prose suits the subject well, conjuring up more than a few laugh-out-loud moments." Under the Radar
"A cunning, devastating autopsy . . . I found myself strangely attracted." Danny Hutton, Three Dog Night
"Author Tom Reynolds gives his spin on repugnant songs that you probably have hummed without even thinking about it." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Exuberant and light-hearteda great way to discover new music" PopMatters
If it didn't get radio play, it's probably not in here, which leaves out many great songs which I will not go into here.
Can't wait for the next dissecting music book by Reynolds, if it's even half as good as the first two I won't be disappointed.
Maybe someone who doesn't believe or isn't as devoted to their beliefs wouldn't have been bothered, but I certainly was.
Funny book, actually mentions a song by an artist I love but that isn't generally very well-known (VAST). Lots of info on the songs and it certainly nailed sick! Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Terhune
MY TEN YEAR OLD SON COULD HAVE WRTTEN THIS BOOK. THE AUTHOR SHOWED NO REAL INSIGHT TO ANY OF THE SONGS HE SELECTED TO REVIEW. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I love Tom Reynolds. He has a way of perfectly putting no-talent, pretentious, and legend-in-their-own-mind recording "artists" in their places like no one else. Read morePublished 11 months ago by chef steph
This book is an interesting concept - worthy of checking out.
But I have to say that Every Breath You Take by the The Police is NOT a 'creepy' song, nor is it a... Read more
Tom Reynolds is a unique person. I read his previous book called "I Hate Myself and Want to Die" (about the saddest and weirdest songs) and this book is a lot like it - incisive... Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by paperback writer
This is the second book of Mr. Reynolds in which he skewers both popular and obscure music.The first book focused on depressing songs. Read morePublished on November 6, 2011 by Miss Hater
Tom Reynolds' Touch Me I'm Sick, chronicles 52 love songs Mr. Reynolds finds creepy. He gives the background, analyzes the song and says why it's creepy. Read morePublished on June 27, 2010 by Dr. Milktruck
The concept is great, and I agree with the song choices (mostly) and the author makes sure to talk about the subjectivity of the book, and thats where we run into trouble. Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by David Vass
thought this would be a fun book for a friend since that friend uses song lyrics in his poetry. the feedback i got, was not too impressed, yet entertained.Published on April 29, 2009 by black dragon