Keep on Running: The Story of Island Records

Author: Chris Salewicz et al

Publication date: 2009

Universal-Island Records Limited

Publishers description:

Keep On Running is a full colour hard-cover commemoration of Island Records, started by Jamaican Chris Blackwell in 1959, the most illustrious independent label the British music business has ever known. The book was published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Island Records in May 2009.

Illustrated by copious rare images, including original artwork and photographs, from the Island Records archives, Keep On Running tells the story of this extraordinary independent label, its art and its artists, in a series of nine essays by some of the UKs most renowned writers: these include Jon Savage, Paul Morley, Richard Williams, Robin Denselow, Joe Boyd, Sean O'Hagen, Vivien Goldman and Chris Salewicz. Photographers include Anton Corbijn, Adrian Boot, Gered Mankowitz, Jean-Paul Goude, and Kate Simon.

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