'We had balls and we were naive, in a good way. We just went out there, full throttle…' - Joe Elliott
'Coming up during the punk era helped us because there were only a couple of bands playing our type of music. People probably took more notice of us because we stood out.' - Rick SavageThe 62,000-word manuscript has been gathered from extensive new interviews with current band members, as well as text from archive interviews with Steve Clark and Pete Willis. The band's wide-ranging account chronicles Def Leppard's incredible story, from rehearsing in a spoon factory in Sheffield, to recording ground-breaking multi-platinum albums and playing sell-out stadium tours around the world.
Less than 50 Collector copies remain.Numbered 351 to 1,500, the Collector copies are 3/4 quarter bound in black vegan leather, with a portrait of the band printed on an aluminium plate front cover and the Def Leppard logo blocked on the back cover. The 296-page book is finished with colour foil blocking on the spine, and red page edging. Every copy in the edition is signed by Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Rick Savage, Rick Allen and Vivian Campbell.
Def Leppard sign Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard
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Offering fans the most personal and comprehensive record of Def Leppard’s history to date, Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard is narrated by the band in their own words, illustrated with photography and memorabilia from the Def Leppard archives. Published as a signed limited edition box set of 1,500 copies worldwide.
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