Unseen photos have emerged of the legendary David Bowie, which were taken for the album cover of his self-titled debut LP.
It’s been 50-years since the creative and charismatic artist, David Bowie, released his self-titled LP. However initially, the album wasn’t a hit, which sounds bizarre back looking at it. To celebrate the half-century-landmark, a collection of unseen photos of pre-famous Bowie have been collected and published in a brand new book called, Bowie Unseen: Portraits of an Artist as a Young Man.
The photos were taken by photographer Gerald Fearnley, brother of David Bowie‘s former bandmate Dek Fearnley. Initially, the photos were taken for them to be his album cover. While looking at them, you can see where the influences of some of his more iconic work came from.
Grab your copy for £17.99, and check out some of the images below.
#Bowie in yoga posture and mime make-up, 1967. This photo was taken by #GeraldFearnley. He was the brother of Bowie’s friend Derek “Dek” Fearnley, the bassist of the band ‘The Buzz’ who played on Bowie’s very first album. Gerald himself was also behind the album cover of Bowie’s first, self-titled album. #⚡️#60s #youngbowie