Musical opinions are without a doubt some of the most subjective that can be made, so blanket statements about songs and bands are often difficult to convincingly uphold. However, there are a handful that are simply impossible to argue with. One of which is certainly that The Rolling Stones are one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time. Musically, a compelling case can be made as the band has created some of the most memorable and definitive songs the genre has seen. However, it may be the visual appearance of the band that really sets them apart from any other. The Rolling Stones created the standard for how a rock band should look and act. Now, German publisher TASCHEN and editor Reuel Golden have teamed with the band itself to offer an unprecedented look into their fifty-year history in a collectible book titled aptly “The Rolling Stones”. And along with pictures and illustrations from the band’s personal collections, many previously unseen, acclaimed photo collector and exhibition curator, Raj Prem, has delivered a number of extraordinary prints for this must-have book.

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