Limited Edition + Autographed Book w/LP
$150Releases on May 19th, 2017
Digital Downloads Will Be Sent For All Orders On 12/2
We’re excited to announce both Deluxe Limited and Standard editions of the upcoming Darkness & Light art book and box set, are now for available for pre-order.
•Hardcover w Slipcase / Limited to only 250 signed and numbered copies
•12.10” x 12.10”
•Includes 150 gram vinyl double album and 20 limited edition photo prints.
With an extremely limited print run of only 250 copies, each Deluxe Edition Darkness & Light book and box set are numbered and signed by John Legend. In addition to a 160-page high quality, hardbound art book featuring interviews with Legend and his creative collaborators and never before-seen-photographs and intimate ephemera. This Deluxe Editions is packaged in a 12.25” X 12.25” hand-assembled hardcover slipcase and also includes 20 limited edition 12.10×12.10” black and white photo prints and two 150 gram vinyl records, the double album version of Legend’s newest release, Darkness & Light, with full album packaging and lyric sheet.
Inspired by the underlying narrative of the making of the album, the moments of revelation which ultimately ignited the music – the Darkness & Light book follows an artist as he moves through a period of immense change and ultimately – into catharsis.
Intimate, eloquent – the book provides a glimpse into a series of life-altering experiences – the painful, but deeply moving moments spawned by the #FREEAMERICA prison tour and campaign, the vulnerability inherent in facing first time fatherhood, the creative intensity necessary for writing and recording music, and the stark, honest look into oneself – required for truly great art to emerge.
Told through never-before-seen photography and interviews, the Darkness & Light book weaves John’s personal perspective with select imagery, as he speaks to the revelations that lead to the making of the album and the creation of a new family – not only his family in the studio, but at home – the birth of his child, the transition into a new period of his life, his career, an evolution from the darkness, into the light….