Lou Reed and Mick Rock

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  • ISBN: 9781905662234
  • Deluxe edition: 350 copies
Deluxe, Limited


Signed by: Lou Reed and Mick Rock

Paper: Matt art paper and tracing paper leaves

Box: Folding solander box

Extras: 10" x 12" Transformer Contact Sheet print and 7" vinyl picture disc

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45 years ago, Transformer launched Lou Reed from the underground way up to Mars, with a little help from Starman Bowie. Mick Rock was there to capture Reed's flight on film, beginning with the iconic album cover and continuing through the wild side of the Seventies.

In 2013, Lou Reed, rock icon, artist and poet, collaborated with legendary photographer Mick Rock in one of the most visually exciting books Genesis ever produced. Now, for the first time since Lou passed, his limited edition is available again.

Mick Rock: 'I'm happy our relationship weathered the slings and arrows and outrageous antics of 40 years, enabling us to come together to produce such a beautiful tome.'

Lou Reed: 'When I saw the book, I was just overwhelmed. It brought back all that energy and all that virility. The book is like an energy bomb. And itís beautiful.'

TRANSFORMER by Lou Reed and Mick Rock

"I received TRANSFORMER this week, and a magnificent publication it is too. A really fitting document of two exceptionally talented people, and up to Genesis's superb production standards. I will treasure it for along time to come." - M. Whittingham, Subscriber, Singapore

  • Page size: 290mm x 390mm
  • 184 pages


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