Christmas is just around the corner, and those presents aren’t going to buy themselves. With that in mind allow us to present a selection of exclusive Sonic Editions prints through NME, a limited run of timeless shots that would make great festive gifts for loved ones or yourself. First up, Pete Doherty shot in 2004 by Andy Willsher.
Dizzee Rascal in a typically confrontational pose back in November 2003, two months after he won the Mercury Music Prize for his debut album ‘Boy In Da Corner’.
Andy Willsher captures The Killers backstage before a show in 2006. You can buy a very limited edition print of this shot from the Sonic Editions website from £45 now.
This shot of Laura Marling, available on the Sonic Editions website was taken earlier this year and formed one of the ten different front covers of the NME redesign.
Ricky Wilson held aloft by fans at a Kaiser Chiefs gig back in 2005. The NME Sonic Editions collection also features special prints from the NME archives of Pete Doherty, Little Boots, Dan Black and Biffy Clyro.
With Adam (left) having now left The Drums, this shot from May 2010 is already a historical document. Grab a special print of the surf pop heroes at the Sonic Editions website now.
Dean Chalkley shot one of the most iconic snaps of Ian Brown back in 2007, the year he released ‘The World Is Yours’.
Julian Barrett and Noel Fielding, aka The Mighty Boosh, slurp champagne and smoke cigars for an NME photoshoot in December 2005. Like all the NME Sonic Editions prints this come individually numbered on the reverse with the photographer’s name and the story behind the image added.
In May 2008 Coldplay were on the cusp of releasing ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’, and we went to talk to them in their London studio. NME photographer Tom Oxley took this memorable snap of the band in military garb.
Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal pose for the NME in California in 2008. To get this shot, printed in top quality and mounted to your liking, head to the NME section of the Sonic Editions website. 495 are available, but they won’t be around forever.
La Roux chilling in her cape and quiff last year, during a break in the band’s North American tour.
Gerard Way is a man of many guises, and before his current flame-haired persona he was rocking the gaunt, gothic and emaciated look. This famous pic of the My Chemical Romance frontman clutching a cup of tea in April 2007 is proving to be one of the most popular prints.
Few modern artists photograph as well as Bobby Gillespie. The Primal Scream frontman features in this monchrome shot from 2007.
A rare (ahem) shot of Simon Neil taken in October this year reveals the newly-blonde Biffy Clyro singer’s tattooes brilliant. Grab it, along with numerous other prints as part of the NME Sonic Editions collection starting at the bargain price of £45.