Had never seen these, either. I like certain aspects of his look during the Good News From Next World period.Embed from Getty Images
📸 Tom Sheehan
Inside Melody Maker magazine – November 27th, 1982.
I remember this article from around the Walk Between Worlds tour. The photographer – as far as I was concerned – took some really unflattering photos of Jim, but in amongst the more questionable ones was this one. The best of the bunch. I had several goes of tidying it up but I probably didn’t really improve things much. Scanning from newspapers always results in a lot of “artefact”.
As he shares a photo of the ilk of the blurred imagery of the Sons And Fascination cover art, I am reminded of a beautiful blend of imagery I made for Someone Somewhere In Summertime. I’d share it there…but he would no doubt get pissed off…but it is one I am still particularly proud of. Incorporating a photo the OH took from a hotel room window in Melbourne in 1998, I think it captured the lyrics I chose to highlight very well. If only I could dream of getting an artwork gig.
Well, I am obviously not going to be the photographer, for starters. Lol
Photo cards from the limited edition Ballard Of The Streets/Belfast Child 12" Box Set.
One of the things obtained in my eBay swag of SM stuff collected on Wednesday evening. A lovely surprise!