Tamsin Embleton Touring and Mental Health: The Music Industry Manual (Paperback)

Omnibus Press
23rd March 2023

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This comprehensive manual will help musicians and those working in live music to identify and cope with the various physical and psychological difficulties that can occur during, or as a result of, touring.

It covers topics including mental health, peak performance and performance anxiety, addiction, group dynamics, relationship problems, dealing with the media, physical health, diversity and inclusion, crisis management and post-tour recovery.

Each chapter is underpinned with personal recollections from
musicians and prominent touring personnel, including Nile
Rodgers, Justin Hawkins (the Darkness), Philip Selway (Radiohead), Charles Thompson (Pixies), Katie Melua, Kieran Hebden (Four Tet), Jake Berry (U2, Beyonce), Tina Farris (The Roots, Lauryn Hill), Taylor Hanson (Hanson), Trevor Williams (Stormzy), Lauren Mayberry (Chvrches), Pharoahe Monch, Jim Digby (Bon Jovi, Linkin Park), Will Young, Angie Warner (Post Malone, Jay-Z, BTS), Dale ‘Opie’ Skjerseth (Rolling Stones, Sabbath, AC/DC, G’n’R) and many more.