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While We Were Getting High: Britpop & the 90s in photographs with unseen images

Kevin Cummins

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A photographic portrait of Britpop, featuring the most iconic bands of the genre, with many never-before-seen images.

Remember the rise and fall of Britpop through its most striking images - with many never published before. Also featuring illuminating interviews with the heroes of Cool Britannia, including Noel Gallagher and Brett Anderson, looking back at the era and its legacy.

Hundreds of photographs taken by renowned photographer Kevin Cummins, chief photographer at the NME for more than a decade, showcase Britpop's greatest stars at their most creative and iconic.

Artists photographed include:
- Oasis
- Blur
- Pulp
- Kula Shaker
- The Verve
- Supergrass
- Suede
- Elastica
- The Bluetones
- The Boo Radleys
- Dodgy
- The Charlatans
- Echobelly
- Gene
- Kenickie
- Mansun
- The Divine Comedy
- Sleeper
- Menswear
- Marion
- The Seahorses
- Shampoo

...and many more.

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Kevin Cummins

Manchester-born Kevin Cummins has an international reputation as one of the world's leading photographers and is famed for his iconic portraits of musicians including Joy Division, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Mick Jagger, Patti Smith and Oasis. These photographs have appeared on magazine covers and in art galleries and museums including the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and in cities including New York, Buenos Aires, Berlin, Bologna and many others.

Chief photographer at the NME for over ten years, Kevin captured some of the best-known images in modern music history - his work has decorated bedroom walls the world over.

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