Alternating between rich, vibrant colour and gritty black and white, these photographs capture a spirit of unapologetic defiance in clothing as well as attitude, every bit as strong today as it was sixty years ago. --Davida, 8 September 2010
A multi-layered visual narrative that is as fascinating as it is stunning to look at. --Plectrum - The Cultural Pick, 14 September 2010
Lurching between punchy black & white and strong colour, the images in this book describe a sub culture that has survived from the 1950s, and which is very much alive today. --Black & White Photography, Nov 2010
Rock-n-roll is here to stay, it will never die claimed Danny and the Juniors in 1958 and this book of contemporary portraits of British rockers, by London-based photographer Friedrichs, is the proof. --Octane Jan 2011
'This book captures those committed to keeping the spirit of rebellion and defiance alive...with pictures in both black & white and rich colour [Friedrichs] has captured some unique images.' --The Dubliner 7th Oct 2010
About the Author
HORST FRIEDRICHS' photographs have appeared in Stern, The Independent, and The New York Times. He is the author of I'm One: 21st Century Mods (Prestel). He lives in London.