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Lyric Art: 200 Years of Warner/Chappell Music (22/09/2011 @ 10:35:15)

Song lyrics can evoke personal experiences, stirring powerful memories, images and emotions.   
  
To celebrate their 200th anniversary, Warner/Chappell Music has commissioned 10 highly respected graphic designers to transform iconic lyrics into new works of art, far removed from their traditional associations to be exhibited at StolenSpace. This exhibition will run from the 30.09.11 - 09.10.11.
 
The 10 new pieces provide new visual interpretations of well-loved lyrics from some of the most famous songs ever written including Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven', Radiohead's 'Karma Police',  New Order's 'True Faith' and Morrissey's 'There is a Light That Never Goes Out'.
    
The designers involved in the project are:
 
Yomar Augusto
Job Wouters
Till Wiedeck, HelloMe
Stefan Glerum
Julia
Jung + Wenig
Michiel Schuurman
Paul Thurlby
Fanette Mellier
Nick Bell
 
In association with the lyric art, a selection of Warner/Chappell Music's hottest new talent will be playing in-store at Rough Trade East :
4th October :
 Ben Howard  at 6pm
 Dry the River at 7pm
5th October:
Michael Kiwanuka at 6pm
For more information please visit: http://www.roughtrade.com/site/instore.lasso