When it comes to British popular culture of the 1960s, opinions are still divided over a very fundamental question: The Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Both bands occupied the public mind to a degree previously unknown, and equally epitomized a particular brand of the Rock'n Roll lifestyle, both strongly influential, yet distinctly different. The Rolling Stones inscribed themselves into musical history with "Satisfaction", a song that established their public image as moody and difficult, and to no small degree solidified by the photographer Gered Mankowitz, who travelled with them from 1965-1967. Up to this day, there has been no large-scale, comprehensive release of the photographic material from this period. It is about time that somebody set out to make a generous selection of those images available to the public! This large, extravagant volume presents a glimpse into the young band's everyday life. The Rolling Stones as they have never been seen before. Dozens of previously unpublished photographs, displayed at an impressively large format of 10.5 x 14.5
" on 200 g premium paper using FM-raster scan, which results in image clarity and precision, commonly unavailable to the public market. The book is conceived as a collector's item and comes in two volumes, presented in a decorative slipcase, perfect to adorn even the most selective of coffee tables.