Kevin Cummins’ exquisite photographic record of the past 30 years captures the highs, the lows and the transcendent pop moments of Manchester and Liverpool’s most famous sons.
This box set contains a collection of photographic postcards by Kevin Cummins, featuring some of the key people of the post-punk Liverpool and Manchester music scenes.The collection brings together a series of stunning photographs that capture the moods and people of the time. Ideal for those interested in music, photography, social history and image.
“The Liverpool scene was really vibrant in the late 70s, early 80s. It learned a lot from the success of Manchester and fought back in an attempt to regain its place as Music Capital of Britain,” says Cummins. “The Liverpool bands always had a slightly cooler charm and confidence – which I think comes across in these images.”
More About Kevin Cummins
Manchester born Kevin Cummins has an international reputation as one of the world’s leading photographers. His iconic portraits of rock musicians as diverse as Joy Division, The Smiths, Manic Street Preachers and David Bowie have graced magazine covers, galleries and bedroom walls the world over and are included in the collection of The National Portrait Gallery and The V&A amongst others.
Featuring images including: Ian McCuloch, The La’s, Holly Johnson, Ian Broudie, Big in Japan, Wah! Heat, Julian Cope, Jayne Casey, OMD, The Farm, The Fall, The Stone Roses, Morrissey, The Smiths, Buzzcocks, Magazine, Happy Mondays, Tony Wilson, Peter Saville, Alan Erasmus, Joy Division, New Order, Bernard Sumner, Liam Gallagher and the The Haçienda.
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