The Queen Is (Not) Dead' And Neither Are The Smiths!

We are delighted to have on display in the shop, some outstanding music related photographs from one of our regular customers, none other than the photographer Stephen Wright!

 ' The shot ' The Smiths 

'The shot' The Smiths 

Stephen's most famous shot is arguably that of the Smiths, taken outside the Salford Lads Club for the 1986 classic album, 'The Queen Is Dead', gracing the inside gatefold. (see above).

 Prince

Prince

Other artists that Stephen has photographed include: Prince, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, U2, John Lydon, James Brown, Madonna, Stevie Wonder and many more.

 Miles Davis

Miles Davis

 James Brown

James Brown

 John Lydon of PIL

John Lydon of PIL

 Madonna

Madonna

 Nina Simone

Nina Simone

 U2

U2

 Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

Many now grace our upper showroom display area and demo room for all to come and see. These are also available as limited edition photographs and you can see more of Stephen's work at http://www.smithsphotos.com

Below is a collection of Smiths shots from that cold winter day session plus some live performance photos of the band.