Assassinated Beauty (Limited)

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ISBN 9780571312153 Format Hardback
9780571312153
Paperback
Published 12/02/2015 Length 192 pages
192

About Book

James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Sean Moore and Richey Edwards. Formed in Blackwood, South Wales, in 1986, Manic Street Preachers have grown to become one of Britain's most respected and influential bands, known for their politicised and highly literate lyrics, and their emotively crafted songs.

Renowned photographer Kevin Cummins has been photographing the band from the early nineties, and Assassinated Beauty contains a selection of his best work - much of it previously unpublished. The book traces the arc of the Manics - through their initial success and the years leading up to the tragic disappearance of Richey in 1995, to their reinvention as a three-piece and the global recognition which continues to this day.

Specification for the Limited Edition:

  • 192pp as per standard edition, plus tipped-in signed numbered limitation page
  • Book to be full-bound in dark grey cloth, large debossed area on front panel containing duotone printed image of Richey on art paper, title blocked on front and spine in white foil
  • Head & tail bands, gold endpapers
  • Book signed by Kevin Cummins and the Manic Street Preachers
  • Package will contain an exclusive high-quality print, numbered, and signed by Kevin Cummins
  • Printed paper-covered slipcase (leopard skin pattern), supermatt lamination and white foil blocking
  • Brown paper wrapped and numbered label
James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire, Sean Moore and Richey Edwards. Formed in Blackwood, South Wales, in 1986, Manic Street Preachers have grown to become one of Britain's most respected and influential bands, known for their politicised and highly literate lyrics, and their emotively crafted songs.Renowned photographer Kevin Cummins has been photographing the band from the early nineties, and Assassinated Beauty contains a selection of his best work - much of it previously unpublished. The book traces the arc of the Manics - through their initial success and the years leading up to the tragic disappearance of Richey in 1995, to their reinvention as a three-piece and the global recognition which continues to this day. Specification for the Limited Edition: 192pp as per standard edition, plus tipped-in signed numbered limitation page Book to be full-bound in dark grey cloth, large debossed area on front panel containing duotone printed image of Richey on art paper, title blocked on front and spine in white foil Head & tail bands, gold endpapers Book signed by Kevin Cummins and the Manic Street Preachers Package will contain an exclusive high-quality print, numbered, and signed by Kevin Cummins Printed paper-covered slipcase (leopard skin pattern), supermatt lamination and white foil blocking Brown paper wrapped and numbered label
  • About Kevin Cummins

    Kevin Cummins was born in Manchester and was the NME's chief photographer for over a decade. Revered worldwide as one of the finest music photographers of our time, he is the author of the acclaimed book of Joy Division photographs, Juvenes, and We're Not Really Here: Manchester City's Final Season at Maine Road.

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