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Print the Myth (Classic Edition)

Print the Myth (Classic Edition)

Joe Strummer Portraits 1981–2002

Josh Cheuse

In celebration of Joe’s life and art, New York photographer and creative director Josh Cheuse has opened his archive to create a book filled with hundreds of unseen images of Joe Strummer at work and play, plus sketches, handwritten notes and collages taken from shoots, studio sessions, and late nights around the kitchen table.

From the iconic silhouette of Joe at dawn in LA that graced the cover of his album Earthquake Weather to never seen shots from a guerrilla session outside Buckingham Palace, these images make Print the Myth a unique story of creative friendship and a fitting tribute to one of the most important artists of our time.

Published with the blessing of The Clash and Strummer family.

About the author

Josh Cheuse was born in New York in 1965 and won a full scholarship for photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York, having started his photography career in nightclubs at the age of 16. As well as taking pictures of bands and artists, he has designed music merchandise, packaging and sleeve artwork, shot videos and created websites. He is currently a Associate Design Director at Sony Music and lives in Jersey City, NJ.

Press reviews

Cheuse hung with Strummer through solo/BAD/Pogues/Glasto years, fed into his creative process, shot single sleeves, habitually snapped, and here are the results … Print The Myth fills crucial gaps for Clash obsessives

Classic Rock

I love this book … The pictures are fantastic

Robert Elms, BBC Radio London


208 pages
Trim page size (H × W)
286 mm × 246 mm
Stock status
In stock