- Paperback: 176 pages
- Publisher: Prestel; Reprint edition (29 Mar. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3791348213
- ISBN-13: 978-3791348216
- Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 19.7 x 27.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 121,077 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Or Glory: 21st Century Rockers Paperback – 29 Mar 2013
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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 A. FRIEDRICHS' photographs have appeared in Stern, The Independent, and The New York Times. He is the author of Or Glory: 21st Century Rockers and Cycle Style (both by Prestel). He lives in London.
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Its ok, its a bit arty farty for my taste. Some good photos ,some I carn,t see the point of.
If I had looked through the book first I woudn,t have bought it.
Great book full of brilliant pictures of todays' rocker & rockabilly scene.It's a must have for any old or new rocker.Published on 20 May 2013 by MR D.J.THOMPSON
great quallity book i like the look and feel of it, loads of colour glossy photos etc, even if many seem set-up/advitisingPublished on 14 May 2013 by Ken Hart
I too wouldn't have bought this book if I'd have seen it first as well. Rubbish, well disappointed. Save your money and put the cash saved from this book and go and buy Ace Times... Read morePublished on 8 Aug. 2011 by TRIUMPHS 4ME