Author(s): Nigel Williamson
Iconoclast, innovator, and inspiration to musicians everywhere, Neil Young's appeal crosses generations. Despite his reluctance to enter the mainstream, he's been captured throughout his career by some of the most renowned photographers in rock and this is the largest collection of Young images ever assembled in a single publication. It covers six decades of musical excellence, from his early years with Buffalo Springfield to his huge success with Crosby, Stills, Nash Young, to his later proto-grunge period, right until today."
Nigel Williamson bought his first Neil Young album in 1969 at the age of 15. A former editor of the political weekly Tribune, he then worked as a political correspondent and columnist on The Times, before becoming that paper's news editor. Now freelance, he continues to write for The Times about music and culture, is a contributing editor to Uncut magazine and has a weekly column in Billboard. He a former judge of the Technics Mercury Music Prize.
Never willingly entering the mainstream, Neil Young has nevertheless been photographed by many of the big names in rock photography as well as by hundreds of others. Neil Young: A Life in Pictures will be the biggest collection of Young images ever put together in a book.