Quick menu
  • Johnny Borrell (RL001LC)
    Available To Buy
  • Johnny Borrell (RL003AW)
    Available To Buy

Johnny Borrell

Jonathan "Johnny" Edward Borrell (born 4 April 1980 in Sutton, Surrey) is an English guitarist and singer, currently the front-man of the band Razorlight. Borrell was involved in music and the Camden scene while still at school. At 17 he played bass guitar in a band called Violet, who regularly played gigs on the Camden circuit. The band recorded an EP and started to gain some recognition before splitting acrimoniously live on stage at Dublin Castle in late '97 . The title track of the EP was subsequently used in the soundtrack of the 1998 Michael Winterbottom film 'I Want You'. After the split, he briefly switched to being a solo artist covering The Clash and Lead Belly songs. Many of these shows were played with close friends The Libertines.

Borrell is one of "The Dalston Set", a clique of indie notables connected to the early days of The Libertines, along with Dominic Masters of The Others, Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall, and the Queens of Noize

Borrell has sometimes been regarded as having a very arrogant attitude towards the press and is famous for his proclamations of his own abilities such as claiming he thinks he's the greatest songwriter in the world on MTV's Gonzo hosted by Zane Lowe. However, like many other artists who come across negatively in NME interviews, Borrell and supporters have accused the magazine of misrepresentation and emphasising quotes out of context.

www.johnnyborrell.com

Johnny Borrell (RL001LC)

Johnny Borrell

Johnny Borrell from Razorlight in his first ever press picture in Brick Lane, London in February 2000.

Prices from £295.00
print
Johnny Borrell (RL003AW)

Johnny Borrell

Johnny Borrell from Razorlight recording a track for the Warchild album at Olympic Studios, London in September 2005.

Prices from £208.33
print

Featured Prints

Glastonbury (GLAS001JF)

Glastonbury

The Pyramid Stage and Glastonbury Tor captured beautifully by Jill Furmanovsky at the 2000 Glastonbury Festival

Prices from £125.00
print
Kate Bush (KB001GUHA)

Kate Bush

Kate Bush captured in 1993 during the filming for short film 'The Line, The Cross & The Curve'.

Prices from £725.00
print
Clash, The (CL001MOHO)

The Clash

Limited edition of Morgan Howell's original painting of the cover of The Clash '(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais vinyl single

Prices from £162.50
print
Led Zeppelin (LZ001BW)

Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page playing his legendary bowed guitar solo during 'Dazed & Confused' whilst onstage with Led Zeppelin in Belfast in March 1971

Prices from £1,300.00
print
Beatles, The (TB005WHIT)

The Beatles

Iconic photo of John Lennon with a flower in his eye, fondly known as 'Adoration'.

Prices from £750.00
print
Queen (QN001MAGO)

Queen

Freddie Mercury in the spotlight whilst playing the grand piano in Southampton in May, 1977.

Prices from £395.00
print

Featured Artists

Tom Waits

Tom Waits

Tom Waits is an American singer-songwriter known for his musical tales of bohemians, drifters, misfits & his blend of blues, folk & jazz.

artist
Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

A unique collection of images of Pink Floyd, one of the worlds most successful and influential rock bands.

artist
Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in 1975. Without them popular culture in the last 30+ years would be very different.

artist
Nick Cave

Nick Cave

Referred to as rock music's 'Prince of Darkness', Nick Cave's music is characterised by emotional intensity & a wide variety of influences.

artist
Queen

Queen

Queen are a British rock band credited with making significant contributions to such genres as hard rock & heavy metal, among others.

artist
David Bowie

David Bowie

David Bowie was a leading figure in popular music for over five decades & regarded by critics & musicians as a true innovator.

artist

Featured Collections

***New Arrivals***

***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

collection
Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky is one of the greatest ever rock & roll photographers with a huge archive of iconic shots of the world's best music artists

collection
Jorgen Angel Print Collection

Jorgen Angel Print Collection

Jorgen Angel was a leading music photographer for over 15 years working with greats like Queen & Led Zeppelin. Here is our unique collection

collection
Contact Sheets Collection

Contact Sheets Collection

Our contact sheet collection is a rare opportunity to look back at the hidden moments surrounding some of rocks most iconic images.

collection
Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's Division Bell

Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

collection
Michael Putland Collection

Michael Putland Collection

When it comes to rock photography Michael Putland has done it all, having shot the biggest name in rock & pop from Abba to Zappa.

collection