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News Archive 2005

The year began with Concert For George, honouring the life of George Harrison. That summer everyone enjoyed Nick Mason's Inside Out. The year ended tragically with the passing of Genesis's founder, Brian Roylance.

INSIDE OUT Sold On Ebay For $6,500

15 Dec 2005
A copy of one of our most recent limited editions, Inside Out, a personal history of Pink Floyd by Nick Mason, has just been sold on eBay...

In Memoriam Brian Roylance

17 Nov 2005
The news of Brian's passing could not have been more shocking to announce but, since then, the response that has been volunteered in condolences and donations to...

The Lions - Independent Book Of Week

22 Sep 2005
The Independent chooses The Lions as its Book of the Week. Click here to read the article.

Lions Launch Tremendous Success

19 Sep 2005
Last Friday's launch of our limited edition on The History of The Lions was a triumph as rugby legends and fans met at The Grosvenor House Hotel...

Lions: Update

15 Sep 2005
Our mammoth history of The Lions will be launched at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Friday 16th September.Order a Classic Leather copy today and receive a...

The Lions At Rugby Grand Slam Dinner

15 Sep 2005
The launch event at the Grosvenor House Hotel on September 16 for The Lions: The Complete History of the British and Irish Lions, is now sold out....

Bob Dylan Exhibition: Birmingham

07 Sep 2005
Snap Galleries, 12-13 Gibb Square, The Custard Factory, Birmingham B9 4AA [] 24 September to 19 NovemberThe first UK exhibition of the photos of Daniel Kramer, who...

Stones Tour The Americas: Then And Now

02 Sep 2005
As the Rolling Stones' current tour of America gets into full swing, our latest limited edition book on the band's American tour 30 years ago is at...

San Francisco Hendrix Exhibition

02 Sep 2005
San Francisco Art Exchange in association with Raj Prem Fine Art Photography present a pictorial celebration of the life and times of Jimi Hendrix opening on September...

Another Syd Deluxe Sells On Ebay

02 Sep 2005
The bidding for a Deluxe copy of Psychedelic Renegades, signed by Syd Barrett, closed on August 29th at £2,400. That is the second copy in 10 days...

Rebel Music In Q Classic

22 Aug 2005
This month, Q Magazine have released a special, Classic, collector's edition dedicated to Bob Marley and the Story of Reggae. It contains some great articles charting the...

Syd Deluxe Sells On Ebay For £2,450

22 Aug 2005
On 17th August a Deluxe copy of Psychedelic Renegades was auctioned on eBay. The winning bid was £2,450.00 (approximately US$4,397.51): for details click here.Syd Barrett autographed all...

Genesis At International Beatles Week

22 Aug 2005
Liverpool's Beatle Week has come round again. Tessa will be based at the Adelphi Hotel this Sunday (28th) if any customers would like to say hi to...

Update: Ravi's 'a Thousand Moons'

12 Aug 2005
Ravi Shankar was in London to perform with his daughter Anoushka in the Promenade Concerts at The Albert Hall on August 3rd. He received a standing ovation.Whilst...

Special Offer For All Genesis Customers!

29 Jul 2005
The Chateau: Hidden in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, lies the Chateau de l'Isle-Marie, a beautiful French Chateau steeped in an incredible history that dates back...

Diltz: California Dreamin' Update

18 Jul 2005
Not to be outdone by Brian jetting off to Hong Kong and Robby and Tessa to New Zealand, Sally has also had her fair share of globe-trotting...

Inside Out By Nick Mason

12 Jul 2005
There are to be 2 silk-screened, fine art prints included in the Inside Out limited edition boxed set, created and signed by Nick Mason and Storm Thorgerson....

The Lions Update

06 Jul 2005
Brian Roylance and Tessa Hodgson were recently in Hong Kong with rugby legend and previous winning Lions captain Willie John McBride. Willie John was accompanied by his...

New Zealand Lions Promotion

30 Jun 2005
The promotional tour for The LIONS in New Zealand, to correspond with the current Lions tour, is now well underway. Already 2 events, organised by David Hedley...

Gavin Hastings Signs The Lions

30 Jun 2005
Prior to the dinner in Christchurch, Gavin Hastings took time to start putting his signature on the sheets which will be incorporated in The LIONS. He will...

Elvis Presley Limited Edition

17 Jun 2005
At last Genesis is delighted to announce the future publication of a stunning Elvis Presley limited edition book.Mike McCartney and Lew Allen have been working all week...

Morné Du Plessis Signs The Lions

13 Jun 2005
The latest news from South Africa is that MORNé du Plessis has now signed all the specially printed sheets for the book.The sheets have now been despatched...

Heroes+villains Spectator Review

13 Jun 2005
The Spectator have published a fantastic review of Heroes+Villains. You can read it here.You can order the book here.

Happy Customers

19 May 2005
Praise for Concert for George has been pouring in from customers around the world. Please look here for the latest customer comments.

Heroes And Villains Book Launch

18 May 2005
Last night the Genesis team gathered at Hoopers Gallery in Clerkenwell to launch our latest volume, Heroes + Villians with David Steen. David spent the evening meeting...

Hendrix Deluxe Sold Out

09 May 2005
The final copy of Classic Hendrix deluxe has been sold. Regular copies are still available to order for £250 + shipping.

Mick Rock Personalises Books

28 Apr 2005
Tessa met with Mick at his London hotel last week where he was more than happy to personalise copies of his Bowie, Queen and Syd Barrett books...

Ringo Chooses Postcard Comp Winner

27 Apr 2005
Ringo choosing.. Last Friday Nick Roylance spent the afternoon with Ringo, who was delighted to make the most of the sunshine and lay out some of...

Get A Personal Dedication By Mick Rock

15 Apr 2005
Mick Rock will be in London next week and will be signing personal inscriptions for Genesis in copies of Moonage Daydream, Killer Queen and his iconic Syd...

Inside Out' Cover Shoot

15 Apr 2005
Yesterday, at Syon House in London, Storm Thorgerson directed the cover shoot for a forthcoming Genesis limited edition of Nick Mason's 'Inside Out'.Storm's artwork is well known...

Concert For George, Nyc Launch

12 Apr 2005
NYC On Saturday 9th April, the warmest, sunniest day of the year in New York, Olivia Harrision launched the Concert for George limited edition book. Olivia...

Nick Mason's 'box Of Delights'

07 Apr 2005
Nick Mason's 'Inside Out' forthcoming limited edition 'box of delights': Genesis has given the go-ahead to Storm Thorgeson to design the new cover for the leatherbound book...

Concert For George Nyc

07 Apr 2005
This coming weekend Olivia Harrison will launch the Concert For George limited edition book in New York at Barnes and Noble's Union Square store.

The Producer

07 Apr 2005
Last week, Sir Paul McCartney was filmed in interview for the forthcoming Genesis Productions limited edition documentary release on the life of Sir George Martin. Paul was...

Concert For George Poster Auctioned For Over £8,000

07 Apr 2005
One of the 20 original autographed Concert For George posters has been auctioned for over £8,000. The proceeds will go to The Variety Club, the Children's Charity.


07 Apr 2005
We have added information on our next limited edition, which is due to be published in May. Heroes+Villains is an exquisite volume containing photos of some of...

Olivia Harrison Donates Original Deluxe Poster For Charity Auction

24 Mar 2005
At the Concert For George rehearsals twenty posters were signed by the musicians who participated in the event. The many autographs include those of Eric Clapton, Olivia...

Concert For George La Launch

23 Mar 2005
The first US launch for the limited edition book of Concert for George took place in Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills on 15th March. Customers queued to...

Olivia Harrison Talks To La Times

11 Mar 2005
In advance of the LA launch of Concert for George at Taschen in Beverly Hills next week, Olivia Harrison talked to the Los Angeles Times about the...

Heroes+villains Update

11 Mar 2005
David Steen, photographer and author of our forthcoming edition Heroes+Villains, paid us a visit today to chat about the book's progress. He was blown away by the...

Olivia Harrison Launches Concert For George In Australia

11 Mar 2005
Olivia Harrison was in Sydney for a week-long promotion for the Concert for George limited edition. The campaign began on Monday 28th February with interviews for radio,...

John Eales Signs For Genesis

09 Mar 2005
Australian rugby union legend, John Eales, has added his signature for Genesis forthcoming title, The Lions: The Complete History of the British and Irish Rugby Union Team....

Concert For George Dvd Wins Grammy

18 Feb 2005
On Sunday 13th February, the Concert for George DVD won a Grammy for Best Long Form Video. Olivia Harrison was on hand for the ceremony and producer...

Pet Sounds Lyrics Fetch $105,000

18 Feb 2005
Brian Roylance and Brian Wilson. The lyrics and chord structures to Pet Sounds handwritten by Brian Wilson and hand-bound by Genesis fetched $105,000. It was the highest...

Rebel Music At Bookbinders

09 Feb 2005
While Nick Roylance was at the bookbinders photographing the finishing of the Brian Wilson volume he took the opportunity to take some shots of a few more...

Brian Wilson And Genesis

09 Feb 2005
Brian Wilson is being honoured in Los Angeles on Friday 11th February. He is the recipient of the Musicares Person of the Year award. Funds raised from...

Concert For George: Binding Update

04 Feb 2005
Brian Roylance returned very satisfied from his visit to the printers and bookbinders in Milan. The lengthy folding and sewing processes for Concert for George have been...

Nick Mason And Genesis

04 Feb 2005
On Wednesday 2nd February Brian Roylance met with Nick Mason and Storm Thorgerson. Genesis are to take 500 of the First Edition of Nick Mason's book 'Inside...

Jim Capaldi 1944-2005

31 Jan 2005
It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Jim Capaldi. Jim was a great friend of George Harrison and one of the...

Michael Putland: Birmingham Exhibition

31 Jan 2005
Michael Putland, the author of our Rolling Stones title Pleased To Meet You, is showing a selection of photographs from his music archives in an exhibition called...

Concert For George: Latest News

28 Jan 2005
Olivia Harrison will be talking about the Concert for George book on the Johnny Walker show on BBC Radio 2 on 7th February. Brian Roylance will be visiting...

Heroes+villains By David Steen

24 Jan 2005
Our next project, to be published this Spring, is a limited edition book of 101 photographs by David Steen. HEROES+VILLAINS comprises fascinating portraits of key figures in...

Handful Of Hendrix Deluxe Remain

17 Jan 2005
Only a handful of CLASSIC HENDRIX Deluxe copies remain and the price of these few copies is being raised from £395 to £450 on the 24th January. Order...

Olivia Harrison On Steve Wright Show

11 Jan 2005
In the week ahead Olivia Harrison will be talking about the Concert for George limited edition book on the Steve Wright radio show on BBC Radio 2.

Concert For George Update

11 Jan 2005
First and foremost a Happy New Year to you all from all of us here. Our year has already become a busy one thanks to the huge...

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