Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

On Sunday 26 July Ian Brown took to the streets of Manchester with the 40-strong Northern Star marching band to film the video for his new single, 'Stellify'. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Watched by a burgeoning crowd of eager fans and inquisitive bystanders, Brown spent the day taking the band on a tour of some of his old stomping grounds, starting on the Aytoun tramlines in the city centre and ending in the "wastelands" by Prince's Bridge on the edge of Salford. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Northern Star are a West Yorkshire-based drum and bugle corp. The distinctive uniforms worn on the shoot are the band's own. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

'Stellify' is out on September 21 on Fiction. The new album, 'My Way', follows on September 28, and will be released almost two years to the day after Brown's last long player, 'The World Is Yours'. Photo: Steve Baker

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Where 'The World Is Yours' was led by the anti-war single 'Illegal Attacks', 'My Way' sees Brown moving from social commentary to the personal, drawing deep from his own experiences to create his most intensely emotional record in years. Photo: Steve Baker

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The bulk of the 12 tracks were co-written with long-time collaborator Dave McCracken at Battery Studios, London, where Brown and The Stone Roses recorded their seminal debut 20 years before. Photo: Steve Baker

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When Brown bumped into that album’s producer, John Leckie, in the studio corridors for the first time in two decades, it proved the catalyst for what could turn out to be another landmark record, but this time one that spans the length and breadth of Brown’s extraordinary life. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

'Stellify' comes out as a single on 21 September. Keep clicking for more photos from the video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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Ian Brown - 'Stellify' video shoot

Ian Brown on the 'Stellify' video shoot. Photo: Steve Baker

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