The Prodigy photographed for their Firestarter campaign on a piece of wasteland in their home county of Essex.
Phil Nicholls recalls, "I captured this image of the band out on a patch of wasteland in Essex where we were shooting the press images and sleeve pics for the Firestarter campaign. It’s the stars and stripes jumper that Keith Flint is wearing that really made the session for me, a look that became both iconic and emblematic….
I’d worked with The Prodigy in the past, but this emergence of Keith from his pretty and long-haired image to ‘The Firestarter,’ this was something astonishing. I was so pleased to see his outfit on that morning when we met in Essex. It was so visually strong that I couldn’t wait to get started with the photographs.
After all my years as a photographer in the music industry there are a handful of images that will always be special to me. This is one of them, captured on a freezing and misty morning… It wasn’t all as serious as it looks though. There was a lot of laughter, and here’s another [anecdote] that always makes me smile… I’d packed my gear for the shoot and looking out on that cold London skyline, chucked a hipflask of brandy into my coat pocket before leaving home. We took a break during the morning and I offered the band a slug of the finest, a cigarette too. I remember they were Marlboro Red which I favoured way back in my smoking days… All declined my offer with Keith saying, “No thanks Phil, we don’t use ‘em.” I thought that was a classic!"
|29.7 x 42.0cm (A3)||£295.00|
|42.0 x 59.4cm (A2)||£395.00|
|59.4 x 84.1cm (A1)||£795.00|
|84.1 x 118.9cm (A0)||£1,500.00|
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