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COMING SOON - THE LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT - THE SMITHS 1984/86

£11.95

COMING SOON - RELEASED 5.8.2024. TAKING PRE-ORDERS NOW.

Hanging Around Books are delighted to announce that our next release will feature Stephen Wright's iconic images of The Smiths. 

We are currently taking pre-orders for the first edition of 250 copies. These will be reserved and mailed out ahead of release date and as soon as we receive copies back from the printers. You will receive an email confirming shipment

Stephen, whose "Salford Lads Club" photograph of the band was an era-defining image, has opened up his archive to us and these are gathered together for the first time in a collection that will be released on August 5th.

As Stephen states in his introduction to this release: 

"Over the years some of these shots have appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and books but, to me, they are images that bring back great memories of just some of the many musicians I shot at the start of my career as a photographer. Initially based in Manchester, I spent a lot of time frequenting the fabled Hacienda club and the Manchester Apollo. I was lucky enough to work with a long list of great artists during those years but it’s the photographs I took of The Smiths that have become the most iconic in their own right. It’s odd that one posed photo on a damp winter day in Salford should haunt me for the next 30 years and it’s great to see the very best of my Smiths collection curated here together for the first time."

THE LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT - THE SMITHS 1984/86 (HA074)

Photography by Stephen Wright

© 2024 Stephen Wright & Hanging Around Books

Digitally printed A5 paperback photozine. 36 pages.

A limited edition of 250 copies.

For EU customers - please be aware before purchasing that you will now be liable to pay local VAT charges when your order arrives in your country.  Any import charges are the responsibility of the customer. 

Please note: images throughout this website are watermarked "Hanging Around Books" for the photographers' copyright protection. Purchased copies do not have these watermarks



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