A gorgeous photographic celebration of the most famous recording studio in the world.
The first photographic celebration of the most famous recording studio in the world, publishing in its 80th year. Unprecedented access to the Abbey Road archive - from the original bill of sale for the property, through its entire history. From Edward Elgar to the Beatles, Kate Bush to Elbow the most famous artists in the world have recorded here.
This gorgeous book includes a full history and timeline, facts and figures, a discography with famous album covers from the 1930s to now, and a wealth of never-before-seen photos and treasures from the studio's own archive. It's an incredible document of cultural history, for anyone who values music and how it's made.
About the Author
Abbey Road Studios is the most famous recording studio complex in the world and with an unparalleled history of recording, working with some of the world's most celebrated artists, producers, composers and orchestras.
The studios have been at the heart of the music industry for 80 years and have been the location of countless landmark recordings. Abbey Road remains one of the most technically advanced recording and mixing facilities in the world with a unique blend of vintage equipment and today's leading technology.
Alistair Lawrence is a freelance music journalist.
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st August 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Dimensions (cm): 30.8 x 30.6 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 2.44