Monday, June 11, 2018

Led Zeppelin preview official 50th anniversary book

Led Zeppelin are sharing an update on their upcoming book, “Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin”, due this fall as part of the band’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.

The project is billed as the first and only official illustrated book to be produced in collaboration with the members of the band.

“Work on the official book ‘Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin’ is almost complete,” says the group in a new statement. “The images have been carefully selected and annotated throughout by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones.

“Celebrating 50 years since the band's formation, it covers the group’s unparalleled musical career and features photographs of Led Zeppelin on and offstage from their very first moments together. This definitive 400-page volume includes previously unpublished photos, artwork from the Led Zeppelin archives and contributions from photographers around the world.

“There will be regular updates and sneak previews showing the work in progress. Stay tuned”

The statement was accompanied by an image of Page, Plant and Jones photographed last month with their working draft of the book.

Earlier this year, Page confirmed that Led Zeppelin will release a live album as part of the 50th Anniversary plans.

“It's so different to all the other things that are out there,” explains Page. “It's another view compared to [2003’s] ‘How The West Was Won’ or [1976’s] ‘The Song Remains The Same.’ I'm looking forward to people hearing that.”

Formed in London in 1968, Led Zeppelin have sold more than 300 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1995.

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