The Music Collection: Special Editions on Music Legends

Feeling inspired by Glastonbury festival this summer? Join us as we delve into our unique offering of special editions on a range of music legends from Bowie to Bernie Taupin.

We know that for music lovers, the magic lies not only in the songs themselves, but also in the incredible stories of the artists behind them. Our Music collection offers an intimate glimpse into the lives and works of legendary musicians, the evolution of their iconic careers, and the cultural impact of music across generations. Each special edition is part of an exclusive print run and is packed with never-before-seen bonus content. Carefully curated with bespoke features including Perspex slipcases and Wibalin hard covers, these books are essential collectibles for any music fan.

Scattershot: Life, Music, Elton and Me by Bernie Taupin

This is the Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling memoir by Bernie Taupin, legendary lyricist and longtime collaborator of Elton John. Evocative, clear-eyed, and revealing, this is a must-have for any Elton John fan and is now available in two bespoke editions.

Both of these limited editions are bound in a beautiful real cloth with artwork designed and signed by Bernie Taupin. They include exclusive prints of Bernie’s ‘Love Me Again’ artwork and his handwritten epilogue to the memoir. The Special Edition is housed in a vibrant Perspex slipcase, while the Deluxe Edition comes in a debossed clamshell presentation case, and also includes custom-made memorabilia and a never-before-heard story, read and recorded by Bernie, on a Scattershot USB stick.

Shop the Deluxe Edition – 100 copies

Shop the Special Edition – 400 copies


Limited Edition of One by Steven Wilson

Limited Edition of One by Steven Wilson

This unique memoir from multi-Grammy-nominated artist Steven Wilson, is an exclusive look into the life of the most successful British musician most people have never heard of. This extraordinary story is unlike any music book you will have ever read and is now available in an exclusive special edition.

Presented in a beautifully designed slipcase, this hardback includes 128 pages of additional material, and features never-before-seen photographs from Steven’s personal collection. It also comes with a 70-minute CD of ‘audio illustrations’ drawn from his personal cassette archive, including everything from musical extracts from school bands to early demos by Porcupine Tree and No-Man.

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David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire by Kevin Cummins

David Bowie Mixing Memory & Desire by Kevin Cummins

Stunning photography by Kevin Cummins captures 40 years of David Bowie’s remarkable career. From the legendary gigs in the early 1970s, through to a poignant image taken outside his apartment in New York in 2016, this is the ultimate visual history of the iconic musician. Including portraits of Bowie that have never been seen before, this is the essential collector’s edition for any Bowie fan.
This 150-copy limited print run comes in an elegant specially-printed Perspex slipcase, and includes a 7x9" colour print portrait of David Bowie and numbered certificate of authenticity all hand-signed by Kevin Cummins.

Shop the Special Edition – 150 copies

Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall by Kevin Cummins

Telling Stories by Kevin Cummins

Also from Kevin Cummins, is this super deluxe edition of the legendary photographer’s history of iconic band The Fall, with a foreword from Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage. Through stunning photography, including some never-before-seen images, Cummins charts 40 years of The Fall, from chaotic early gigs to their final years and development into one of the most innovative, boundary-breaking bands in modern music.

Limited to only 150 signed copies, this exclusive edition is cloth quarter-bound and is presented in a laser-printed bespoke card carton. It is packed with bonus content including limited edition postcards, badges, a tote bag and a poster, making it the essential visual companion to The Fall.

Shop the Special Edition – 150 Copies


Down with the System by Serj Tankian

With nearly 40 million record sales, three albums topping the Billboard charts, a Grammy win and a legion of fans, System Of A Down are one of the biggest metal bands on the planet. At their core has always been Serj Tankian, whose journey from the streets of Beirut to rock superstardom is as remarkable and unlikely as you'll get.

Now discover the exclusive Deluxe Edition of this Sunday Times bestselling memoir, featuring an exclusive picture section with images from Serj's early life and career, alongside extracts from his private journals. With only 250 copies printed, all hand-signed and numbered by Serj, this is the ultimate collector’s item for any System of a Down fan.

Shop the Deluxe Edition – 250 copies

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Hungry for more? Discover more limited edition books from our friends over at specialist music publisher White Rabbit Books.


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