Mick Rock - Quotes

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My allegiance was always to the act. I wanted them to be happy. I wasn't owned by a magazine or a record label. And I was a very naughty boy to boot! ---->>>

It's a miracle that David Bowie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop are actually still alive today, given how hard they lived. ---->>>

I do not use the word 'genius' lightly, but if David Bowie is not a genius, then there is no such thing. ---->>>

I did not want to be somebody who lived off his reputation. I wanted to continue to be part of the modern music scene. ---->>>

People think: 'If this photographer's looking like a big jerk-off, maybe it's okay if I do.' I like to catch my subjects off balance a bit. ---->>>

Newspapers and magazines didn't want pictures of musicians behaving badly back then. Now, because of the Internet, that's all the media wants. ---->>>

Every morning I stand on my head and do a yoga workout. ---->>>

It's funny because unlike back in the seventies when I made hardly any money, today I could just live off the past if I wanted to. I have no interest in that. ---->>>

I'd photographed musicians before but this was different. Syd was very charismatic, and he had the aura of a poete maudit, which made him the perfect subject for me - I realised that rock n' rollers were the modern equivalent of all the poets I was so enamoured with. ---->>>

Somebody had given me a copy of 'Hunky Dory,' which had yet to be a hit, although it was starting to percolate. I'd seen a couple of pictures of David, with his interesting hairdo and outfits, and I decided to seek him out, which wasn't difficult back then, as he was eager to do any kind of publicity. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Mick Rock
Nationality: British
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Occupation: Photographer
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Mick Rock (born 1948) is a British photographer best known for his iconic shots of rock and roll legends such as Queen, David Bowie, Syd Barrett, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Geordie, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Joan Jett, Talking Heads, Roxy Music, Crossfade, Thin Lizzy, Mötley Crüe, and Blondie (wikipedia)