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Oasis, Blur + More - 15 Essential Pop Portraits By Lawrence Watson

  • Music photographer Lawrence Watson has snapped numerous legendary icons. You name it, he's photographed them. Here's a selection of his most stunning images, from Blur and Bowie to Al Green and LL Cool J.

    Photo: © Lawrence Watson

    Added: 08 Nov 2013

  • Liam Gallagher in 2010 harking back to his 1997 Vanity Fair cover with Patsy Kensit.

    Photo: 2010 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Madness in 2001.

    Photo: 2001 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Pulp in 1990 just before a 12" recording of 'My Legendary Girlfriend' became NME's single of the week.

    Photo: 1990 © Lawrence Watson

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  • In 1996 Orbital's 'In Sides', their fourth album, was released.

    Photo: 1996 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Ian Brown in 1990 the year after Stone Roses' self-titled debut was released.

    Photo: 1990 © Lawrence Watson

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  • In 1989 Morrissey was on a tour called 'Oye Esteba' and played in South America as well as headlining Coachella.

    Photo: 1989 © Lawrence Watson

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  • LL Cool J in 1985, the year his brilliant debut 'Radio' came out and changed hip-hop forever.

    Photo: 1985 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Beck in 2000 just after the release of 'Midnite Vultures'. R Kelly was an influence on the making of the album.

    Photo: 2000 © Lawrence Watson

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  • It was in 1985 that David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded their version of 'Dancing In The Street'.

    Photo: 1985 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Bobby Womack in 1987, the year of 'Last Soul Man', just one of the 28 albums made by the soul singer.

    Photo: 1987 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Noel Gallagher in 2010 contemplating what to name the band he'd set up the following year, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

    Photo: 2010 © Lawrence Watson

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  • Primal Scream in 1987, the year they released their debut album 'Sonic Flower Groove'

    Photo: 1987 © Lawrence Watson

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  • In 1990, Al Green released 'From My Soul' after he'd returned to secular music after a gospel spell.

    Photo: 1990 © Lawrence Watson

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  • The Pop Portraits exhibition will be open until December 1 2013 at The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4AA.

    Photo: © Lawrence Watson

    Added: 08 Nov 2013