Paul McCartney will launch a brand new e book of pictures this summer time referred to as 1964: Eyes of the Storm.
The e book options 275 of McCartney’s images from six cities — Liverpool, Paris, New York, Washington, D.C., and Miami — taken in 1964. The gathering contains never-before-seen pictures of John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr because the Beatles‘ profession begins to take off internationally.
1964: Eyes of the Storm additionally features a foreword by McCartney — “What else are you able to name it? Pandemonium” — in addition to an introduction by Harvard historian and New Yorker essayist Jill Lepore. There are further essays by Nicholas Cullinan and Rosie Broadley. The e book will likely be obtainable on June 13.
You may watch a trailer for the e book beneath.
“Anybody who rediscovers a private relic or household treasure is immediately flooded with reminiscences and feelings, which then set off associations buried within the haze of time,” McCartney stated in a press launch. “This was precisely my expertise in seeing these images, all taken over an intense three-month interval of journey, culminating in February 1964. It was a beautiful sensation to be plunged proper again. Right here was my very own file of our first enormous journey, a photographic journal of the Beatles in six cities, starting in Liverpool and London, adopted by Paris (the place John and I had been abnormal hitchhikers three years earlier than), after which what we considered the massive time, our first go to as a bunch to America.”
McCartney’s images will likely be additionally displayed for the primary time later this yr at London’s Nationwide Portrait Gallery. Paul McCartney Pictures 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm will run from June 28 to Oct. 1.
You may see some images from 1964: Eyes of the Storm beneath. The e book is now obtainable for preorder.
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