New special celebrates the 100 Greatest NME Covers

History.

A new special is out now, gathering together the 100 Greatest NME Covers from throughout the magazine’s time in print.

Created by the makers of Uncut, the new issue is in newsagents now and available to buy online here – bringing together iconic covers of David Bowie, The Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Jarvis Cocker, The Stone Roses, Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead, The Slits, Prince, Joy Division, Sex Pistols, Siouxsie & The Banshees, John Peel, Lush and many more.

As well as classic archive shots, the issue also contains the exclusive stories behind the images from the likes of Kevin Cummins, Pennie Smith, Nick Logan, Neil Spencer, Chalkie Davies, Anton Corbijn, Paul Weller, Viv Albertine, Steve Sutherland, Krissi Murison, Conor McNicholas and a many more who were there as history was being made.

Amy Winehouse by Dean Chalkley for NME

The synopsis reads: “Bowie’s Back! And so are 99 others, in this deluxe 124 page celebration of NME’s printed era – featuring the backstory of 100 NME covers, by the people who were there: artists, editors and of course, photographers. Come behind the lens with us to hear about the making of these classic images.

“From the dawn of Beatlemania, to punk, hip hop and beyond…The changes in music were recorded on NME’s front page.”

Order the issue to be delivered to your home here.