Roses photography exhibition

Ian Brown on stage at Spike Island - Dennis Morris“The Days Of The Roses” photography exhibition by Dennis Morris

Photographer Dennis Morris will be hosting an Exhibition of previously unseen and exclusive images taken from this limited edition book at Tapestry Gallery in Soho, from the 4th – 28th February.

An evening event will also be held on the 7th February for fellow Stone Roses fans to appreciate this photography, with the opportunity to buy signed and limited edition prints and books.

Tapestry Gallery, Frith Street. Website:

This Is The One Stone Roses photo book special offer

As recently reviewed on this website, This Is The One is a fascinating photo essay on the rise of The Stone Roses by internationally recognised photographer Dennis Morris.This Is This One - Dennis Morris

This beautifully presented, intimate look at the Roses is limited to 1,000 deluxe copies worldwide and normally retails at £295.

Who Said It Publishing have agreed to offer the book at a special price for readers of this website.  The book is available at £250 or alternatively via two instalments at £125. Contact the publishers directly for more information quoting reference SWPSR, or download the This Is The One – order form and email the purchase form to [email protected]

This Is The One – Dennis Morris

  • Classic on-stage photos from the legendary Spike Island and Glasgow Green concerts.
  • Includes never- before-seen behind the scenes images and intimate studio portraits.
  • Forewords provided byDennis Morris and Luke Bainbridge.
  • 200 pages with over 250 images within a hardcover.
  • Individually signed and numbered by Dennis Morris
  • Includes numbered limited edition print of The Stone Roses signed by Dennis Morris
  • Supplied in a protective embossed sleeve

Spike Island Crowd - Dennis Morris  Ian Brown and Reni meet fans at Glasgow Green  Ian Brown on stage at Spike Island - Dennis Morris

Review – This Is The One: A Photo Essay by Dennis Morris

The recently released Stone Roses photo collection by Dennis Morris is an extensive anthology of his work with the band. The collection features early studio shots with the band on the cusp of breaking, extensive in-performance shots of Spike Island and Glasgow Green right through to studio shots of the band around the Second Coming era.

The books have been numbered and signed by Dennis Morris, with a limited to a run of 1000. The collection features over 250 images, many never seen before, spread across 200 pages.

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The first thing that strikes you is book’s substantial weight and it’s immediately apparent that a lot of thought and attention has gone into the lavish packaging. A heavy weight solander book holder is wrapped in a protective card outer sleeve. Both are mat black with gold embossed writing. The outer slip case sleeve is a tight fit but serves to protect the book from knocks. The book itself is presented within the weighty clamshell box and is set in the right hand side. The full colour glossy cover stands out against the black surround.

Also contained within is a mat black card envelope. This contains the Dennis Morris signed and numbered 10×12 inch photo print of the band. The studio style shot of the Roses looks very high quality and is particularly appealing.

The book itself has a full colour, gloss finish wrap around book jacket featuring iconic images of Ian Brown on stage at Spike Island.

Onto the images themselves. Most are presented as full or double page spreads, with some of the studio images presented collage style. The selection of photos ranges from Morris’ early work with the Roses in the late ’80s through to more informal shots with the band just prior to the release of Second Coming.

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Alongside the studio shots, Dennis has comprehensively documented two of the Roses’ landmark gigs, Spike Island and Glasgow Green. Not only does the collection feature extensive photography of the band on stage, Dennis’s collection also includes lots of scene setting fan shots and backstage images from the gigs.

A forward from Luke Bainbridge and commentaries from Dave Haslam and Dennis himself, help give the images context and set the scene, but let’s be honest this is all about the photography.

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The book is a big investment but is must have for any serious Roses collector.

“This Is The One” can be purchased directly from the publisher at The RRP of the book is £295, but stay tuned for a special exclusive offer in the next few days.

Rare Roses photos revealed

Simon Spence, author of The Stone Roses: War and Peace has published an amazing collection of never before seen Roses images.

The recently published book features a some exclusive photos from the early days of the Roses, but it seems they’ve only been the tip of the ice-berg.

Simon has published the full collection of images captured by Lena Kagg Ferrero in Sweden 1985 when the Stone Roses toured with Toxin Toy and more exclusive images from Sue Dean from the very early days. Well worth checking out.